It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Bob Bourrier on June 11, 2022 at the age of 73 years. Bob was born at the St. Boniface Hospital on May 30, 1949.
He worked with CN Rail for over 33 years, starting as an Apprentice Machinist then working his way to Shop Steward and finally finishing as a Legislative Safety Representative for the CAW. Bob represented workers across Canada maintaining his status with CN. He was truly passionate about his work and fought hard for those he represented. Bob was a true union and railroad man. He retired from his lifelong career in 2004.
Bob leaves behind to remember his brother Jack “Jake” (Linda), niece Lacey and nephews Kenny and Billy. Also left to cherish his memory are his special companion Eleanor and her daughter Nicole, of whom referred to him as her stepdad. He also leaves to remember his close friend of 66 years Wayne (Pam) as well as his friend Kurt who he has had a special bond with since Kurt was a child. He also leaves to remember his Aunt Belva and numerous cousins and friends.
Bob was predeceased by his parents Philip and Jean Bourrier and youngest brother Bill Bourrier.
Bob battled health issues over the last few years and we know he’s in a better place.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will take place at a later date to be announced.