Fornelli, Robert John
March 29, 1942 – November 1, 2014
Robert John Fornelli of Wetaskiwin AB passed away November 1st, 2014 of complications due to cancer at the age of 72 years. Bob was born March 29th, 1942 in Rossland BC to Jim and Josephine Fornelli.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 49 years Amymarie “Mimi” in June of 2014 and leaves behind his daughters, Suzanne Embree with soninlaw Mark, Angela Fornelli, and Valerie Pritchard with soninlaw Ryan; grandchildren Amber Taylor, Penelope Simpson, and Robert Scott Bulmer; great grandson Nolan Bennett; and siblings Anita, Jim, Len, Ed, and Margie.
Robert spent the majority of his life working in the pulp and paper industry around BC and
worked with Denham Ford and Owens Corning in AB. He was an avid photographer and was
actively involved with local politics, a proud member of the “Old Farts” coalition.
A memorial service will be held on Friday November 7th, 2014, 1:00 pm at Serenity Funeral Service Chapel (4715-50 Ave) Wetaskiwin, AB.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Robert’s name to your local SPCA or Humane