Robert Jeannot, age 56, of Dartmouth passed away November 19 at home with family at his side.
Born in Whitewood, Saskatchewan on March 16, 1965, he was the son of Joseph and the late Eileen (Blunt) Jeannot.
Rob joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1985 which allowed him to travel the world throughout his career while raising a family with wife, Charlene. He served as a naval combat systems technician onboard numerous warships before retiring in 2007 to continue his public service as an Electronics Technologist at the Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Scott. Rob was instrumental in the success of the Canadian Submarine Program and highly respected in all aspects of military and civilian life. When he wasn’t busy with family road trips, camping and his children’s soccer games and swim meets, he played volleyball and softball. In more recent years he skipped his curling team with good friends, travelled with his wife, tried to golf with his son, got back into scuba diving with his daughter and of course was invested in everything football - Go Roughriders!! The Slackers football team was a very important part of his life for over 30 years as both a player and coach. He and his family were proud to see his jersey hung up in the Fleet Club after the 50th Mini Grey Cup.
Rob is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Charlene (Rogers); Daughter, Kelsie (Aaron); Son, Jakob (Jenna); Brothers, Brad (Sharon), Keith (Jessica) and Brian (Gaylene); In-laws Jim and Freda Rogers, Brother in law, Brian (Chantal) Rogers; Sister in law, Jennifer (Chris) Lewis, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Thursday November 25, 7-9pm at Atlantic Funeral Homes 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. Funeral mass will be held Friday November 26, 10am at Saint Thomas More 15 Caledonia Road, Dartmouth. Everyone in attendance must be double vaccinated, provide photo identification and wear a mask.
If desired, donations may be made to QEII foundation. www.qe2foundation.ca Donate Amount & personal info “Is this donation in memory or honour of a loved one?” Yes “How may we use your donation?” For a specific area or purpose – brain tumour research
I had the honor of working with Rob through the years on a number of projects. He was always a bright light, fun to work with and strived to stay fit. He would never pass up a volleyball challenge! Rob will be sorely missed by myself and the team we worked with.
Hi Charlene - I got to know Rob through curling at CFB during Sunday morning curling and Tuesday/Thursday night leagues. What a great guy, real gentleman and really good curler! We had many chat about his military time, civilian time and Halifax Mooseheads hockey. I only ever played as an opponent of Rob in curling but I can tell you when I was on the ice playing I always felt I was actually a part of His team! That's the way he made you feel. God bless him. Truly miss him. My condolences to you all.