Robert "Bob" Oke
1929 - 2022
Robert "Bob" Oke
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, March 18, 2022
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Mount Royal United Church
Burial Information
Burial Location
Fair Haven Memorial Gardens
Requested Charity
Mount Royal United Church
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Robert "Bob" K. Oke, 92, of K.E. Spencer Memorial Home, passed away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Robert and Blanche (Powell) Oke.

Bob retired as chief engineer for CKCW and CFQM Maritime Broadcasting with 55 years of service. He was a founding member of Mount Royal United Church where he was a longtime choir member, and also served his church over the years in many various capacities. He was a member of the former Moncton Kinsmen Club and is a member of the Moncton K-40 club, he was past president of the Moncton Kinsmen House. Bob was an avid ham radio operator VE1YM, he was also a member of the Tri County Search and Rescue and a former volunteer with the Riverview Fire Department. In his spare time he enjoyed time at his trailer in Shediac, going on cruises, lending a helping hand, and spending time with his family and friends. Bob was the recipient of the Cornwell Badge for Scouting for his service to Boy Scouts of Moncton.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Donna Oke; children, Bob Oke, Karen Budd, Michael McIntyre (Penny) and Heather LeBlanc; grandchildren, Kari, Whitney, Melissa, Jarred, Sydney, Reagan, Patrick, Tyler, Christopher and Hannah; sister, Phyllis Hicks (Gordon); as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Audrey Oke (nee Mitton) in 1993.

A Service to Celebrate Bob’s life will take place on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm from Mount Royal United Church (106 Mt Royal Blvd). Interment will be held at Fair Haven Memorial Gardens.

Bill's service will be live streamed on the Mount Royal United Church website. (

Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) in care of arrangements.

In memory of Bob, memorial contributions to Mount Royal United Church Memorial Fund ( would be appreciated. Online condolences for the family may be shared on the Fergusons Funeral Home Facebook Page or at

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