Robert Shindle

Bob Shindle

Friday, November 19th, 1954 - Tuesday, January 17th, 2023
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Obituary

SHINDLE, Robert

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by love, on January 17, 2023 at Princess Margaret Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Bob is dearly missed by his partner and best friend, Birgit Roth-Shindle, and his children, Rachael (Simone Bozzetto) and Jason Shindle. Bob is survived by his brothers, Bill (Glenda) and Don (Peta), nieces and nephews, Kristine, Steve, Collin, Carly, Stefan (Keira), Ellen, and Lily, as well as cousin Colleen (Grant), and mother in law Mary Moffatt. Bob is predeceased by his parents, William Sr. and Lily.

Robert Fredrick Shindle was born on November 19th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His parents Bill and Lily, along with Bob’s older brother Bill, moved shortly thereafter to Thunder Bay. (Then known as Fort William). Following that arrival his younger brother Don was born, keeping Bill and Lily hopping with three very active boys. Bob attended various schools including his High School at Sir Winston Churchill Collegiate and Vocational Institute where his skills in electronics became evident. Bob was constantly building and rebuilding transistor radios and other forms of electronic communication. He was known as a happy, eager, curious young man with a quick smile that lit up his face. Bob was known to his many friends as someone you could trust and depend on for anything you needed.

Through his youth, Bob was an avid drummer and landed his first gig for a local band ‘Zeebraz’ but shortly realized his real interest was in sound engineering. He transitioned to sound engineering, and as everyone knows, his career took off and remained one in which he excelled beyond measure - right up until Bob became too ill. Everyone in the industry knew and admired Bob’s talent. Even with a stellar career, Bob always kept in touch with his immediate and extended family and maintained his love for Thunder Bay and the lifestyle it offered by faithfully bringing the children and Biggi back for summer vacations at Loon Lake - spending time by his bonfire, and the lake. Bob loved his bicycle, and even well into his 60s he biked every single day, over 40 km, to and from work.

Bob’s career and reputation as a premier sound engineer started with the bands he worked with from his hometown of Thunder Bay. As his notoriety began to circulate in Toronto, he began working with the recording act, Edward Bear. In 1977 the manager of “Rhinegold” (later, Gowan) brought Bob to meet us at the Piccadilly Tube on Yonge St. and for the next 5 years he was with us. In 1981 (after the demise of Rhinegold) he began working with many Toronto acts, “Surrender” being one of note, and was shortly thereafter summoned to the court of Ronnie Hawkins, where once again his star rose another notch or two. In 1984 he started touring with Kim Mitchell and in 1985 he was reunited with Gowan for the remainder of the decade, filling out his busy schedule with Jeff Healey, Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, Colin James, Kim Mitchell, and Lawrence Gowan, just to name a few. In the 1990’s, hanging on to Bob as a permanent sound engineer became increasingly challenging as the big musicals of "Joseph and The Techni-coloured Dreamcoat" (Donny Osmond) "Mamma Mia" (the Abba musical) The Who’s: “Tommy" (working under the watchful eyes of Pete Townsend) and many many others came knocking… and he answered with the finest sound those productions would receive. Also mid-90’s, Bob was at the helm at Q107’s Skylab Studios. Whenever available, Bob would continue to work with the rock bands with whose careers he had greatly contributed. By the late 1990’s, as younger generations of sound engineers have enthusiastically attested, Bob became a mentor and much sought after "guru" of Live Sound Engineering. Much is owed to his tutelage. As we entered the new millennium, with his reputation widespread across the industry, the National Ballet of Canada and The Canadian Opera lured him into their service and he became the head Sound Engineer for their productions at Four Seasons Theatre in Toronto for the following two decades. Bob Shindle was the BEST OF THE BEST. (This was shared with love, and admiration, by Lawrence Gowan).

Bob’s biggest accomplishment in life was raising his two incredible children, Rachael and Jason, who have flourished into strong and confident adults each finding their own way into extraordinary careers. Bob overcame the rigors of the road and made the decision to be home to guide and support both of them through their young lives - a decision he never regretted and one they thrived with. He met the love of his life, Biggi, who has faithfully poured into the kids and Bob, until the day of his passing, never leaving his side; there for Rachael and Jason though this very difficult time as well as many important moments in their lives. The entire Shindle family will always be grateful for Biggi and have welcomed her into their family with open arms and hearts. Bob was an incredible father, and will be terribly missed by Biggi, Rachael, Jason, his brothers Bill & Don, and his many nieces, nephews, and countless friends and coworkers.

Please consider making a donation to Princess Margaret Hospital, in honour of Bob - the doctors, nurses and support staff were so incredibly kind to him throughout his stay and treated him with nothing but the dignity and love that he deserved.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, February 4th, 2023 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 4th, 2023 1:00pm
    Location
    Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home - Playter Chapel
    Address
    157 Main St S
    Newmarket, ON L3Y3Y9
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  • Reception

    Saturday, February 4th, 2023 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 4th, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home - Reception Room
    Address
    157 Main Street South
    Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9
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Donations

Donations are being accepted for: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.

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Judy Antoniszyn

Posted at 09:56pm
Bob, you met my older brothers and commenced playing with their band, the Zeebras, while I was a mere teenager watching you all “gigging” in our family home. You were always a welcome addition to our family and I know you created close bonds to both of my older brothers. Always such a pleasure seeing you and your optimism towards making music better! To of my fondest memories; I had moved to Toronto in my 20’s and my mom had come to visit. She hadn’t seen you for many years. As we strolled down Yonge Street touring shops, she looked over to me and exclaimed,”isn’t that Bob Shindle?” You immediately recognized her and hugged her saying,”Hi, Mrs. Zeleny! Nice to see you!” She was tickled pink she had known someone walking down Yonge Street Toronto! Absolutely made her visit a memory she never forgot!
I had occasion to see you in Toronto with my brother, Jim, when you invited us to the Nutcracker which was a lifetime experience! Then, when Jim and I met you and Biggy downtown, it was a “who’s who “ of meeting celebrity after celebrity during a simple lunch!
You touched all our lives and hearts and we were honoured to call you our friend! We love you Bob, Biggi and family 🥰 too many uncelebrated moments still left to come but our paths will cross again someday! We love you with our hearts and souls ! Gone but never forgotten ❤️‍🩹
All our love to you and your family; Judy and Joe Antoniszyn
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Neil Acharya

Posted at 03:37pm
I had a chance to interview and later meet Bob for a story I was working on about Wayne Gretzky's "Royal Wedding" which was published in the Toronto Star (July 2017). Bob was the sound engineer for Prakash John and the Lincolns who preformed at the reception in Edmonton. As a fan of sports and music, he gave me some excellent anecdotes and plenty of time for the feature story. In fact, I think he sent me the set list which he still had on some hotel stationary. A few years later he allowed me and a friend to watch an opera in his sound booth at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. He was an amazing host, it was very easy to tell that he was generous and kind man who was very proud of the work he had done in music and was currently doing for the COC, my regards to the Schindle family and close friends.

Neil Acharya
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Natalie Turcotte & Paddy Tucnik

Posted at 04:00pm
Rachael, Jason, Biggi & family,
Sending our condolences to comfort you during this difficult time. We were lucky to meet Bob at Loon. He was such a kind person. He rented our camp one year and really enjoyed the view. May all the wonderful memories you have together bring you strength in the days to come. You are all in our thoughts. Natalie & Paddy
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Ernest Abugov

Posted at 03:02pm
I will always love Bob Shindle - a guy who introduced me, a ballet stage manager, to to some of the BEST and most heralded rockers in the business. My partner, Sandra and I, were promised lunch when the pandemic "was over" and now we aren't going to get it because the nicest, sweetest, coolest and most decent guy in the business has departed this earth way too early. We'll take a rain check, sir, and catch up with you "further on down the road".

Rest in peace, Bob.

With love,

Ernie Abugov and Sandra Gandola
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Kathleene Cochrane

Posted at 02:40am
There are few memories I have in the last 40 years that do not have Bob in them. He was such a big part of our touring life and our life at home. He was the man behind the scenes building a recording studio for Tom and spent many hours with our youngest daughter Evanne. She was three or four at the time and talked his ear off about everything she could think of. His patience and laughter could be heard through the walls as she nattered on and if there were errands to run Bob and Evanne were out the door and off to the shop. Such a wonderful time and memory. There are a million more and will stay with me every day. I love you Bob. I miss you already.
 

Craig Jones Posted at 05:13pm

See you on the other side, Bob, it was a pleasure knowing you and sitting in your lovely soundscape.
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