Robert George Chater


Longtime member of the

Durham County Co-Operative

Lifetime member of Orono United Church

Devoted member of 76 years to the

Odd Fellows Lodge #436, Orono


A lifetime hardworking farmer, Robert went out to the beautiful pasture beyond on December 16, 2018, in his 102nd year.


Beloved husband of the late Alice (nee Basnett) and the late Mary (nee McKirgan). Loving father of Ruth McCurdy and her husband Peter Stewart. Cherished grandpa of Andrew (Janet) McCurdy, Heather McCurdy, and great grandpa of Sophie & Riley. Predeceased by his sister Jane and brother Thomas.


Visitation will be held at NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. Bowmanville, on Friday January 11th from 12 pm – 1 pm. A Celebration of Robert’s Life will follow in the Chapel at 1 pm. Interment Orono Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Camp Trillium Capital Fund (supported by Odd Fellows since 1984) or to the Orono United Church.