Robert "Bob" David Earle

Saturday, April 27th, 1946 - Monday, September 30th, 2019
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ROBERT EARLE, 73 of Brooklyn, Yarmouth Co., NS. Surrounded by his loving family, Robert died at home on September 30,2019. He is survived by his loving wife Donna (Amon) of 52 years; sons, Aaron (Jody) and Glen (Shelly); granddaughter, LeeAnne and grandson Braiden. Bob was the son of the late Everette and Bernice (Bunny) Earle of Brooklyn and was born April 27, 1946. He was a brother to Danny (Cheryl, deceased), Doug (Sandra), Neil, Keith (who died in infancy) and Diane (Benny). Bob had many nieces and nephews. Family meant everything to Bob. He will be remembered by many friends who worked with him at Dominion Textiles (27 years) and Acadian Seaplants Ltd. (25 years). Bob was a man of great faith and compassion and was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone. As a member of St. Ambrose Parish, he was active on several committees. Bob was a 4th degree Knight with the K of C Council 2181 Yarmouth and served in many and various capacities. He was also very involved with the Yarmouth and area Cursillo Community for many years. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will be at Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel Thursday October 3,2019 from 7 to 9 P.M. with prayers at 8 P.M. A funeral service will be held Friday October 4, 2019 at 11 A.M. from St. Ambrose Co-Cathedral with Father Henry Smolenaars officiating. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery. A reception will follow in the Saint Ambrose Jubilee Room. Memorial donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to or you may sign the guestbook online at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Prayers at 8 P.M.
  • Service

    Friday, October 4th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, October 4th, 2019 11:00am
    Saint Ambrose Co Cathedral
    45 Albert St
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    Father Henry Smolenaars
  • Interment

    Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery
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  • Reception

    St Ambrose Jubilee Room
    45 Albert Street
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Clinton & Arlene Saulnier

Posted at 07:28am
Donna and family, our deepest sympathies for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Clinton & Arlene Saulnier

Shirley Cosman

Posted at 03:58pm
Our condolences to you Donna and your boys Aaron and Glen. So sorry for your loss!
Love to all.
Shirley & George

Lynn Wyman (Pitman)

Posted at 12:35pm
Dear Donna and Family:

Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a great guy, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. Cherish your memories.

Noella and Gary Allen

Posted at 12:21pm
So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He will be missed by many. Sincere condolences to all the family.

Noella and Gary Allen.

Pat & Ron Le Fave

Posted at 05:53pm
We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing, He and Leonard are now dancing with the stars. May he rest in peace.

Jayne Saunders Posted at 11:22am

My heartfelt sympathy to Bob's family. Though I did not know Bob well, he was always a friendly and familiar face at church each week. One could hear the kindness in his voice when he acknowledged you. Sending caring, healing prayers to you, Donna, and your family. Take care.

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