Peacefully, but unexpectedly at his home in Burlington, on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in his 79th year. Robert, loving husband of the late Vicky. Loving father of Cheryl-Ann and her husband Peter Ryans, Christopher and his wife Tabitha, Wendy and her husband Robert Cumming, Berri-Lynne and her husband Ed Richardson, and the late Beverly and her husband Bryan McSween. Proud Papa of Holly (Sean), Kevin (Jacqueline), Travis, Kyle (Crysta-Lee), Sabrina (Christopher), Nicole, Megan, Kristina (Craig), Rebecca, Liam, Tara, Brock, Brittany, Ryan (Samantha), and Lindsay (Brad). Great Papa of many. Beloved son of Isobel and the late Victor Brown. Dear brother of Ted and his wife Jackie, Rick and his wife Wendy, and Deb and her husband Greg Manson. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Bob graduated from Leaside Collegiate and worked for many years as a Credit Manager for various companies such as General Concrete and Cashway Lumber where he met & made many friends, including his late wife Victoria and her two daughters, Beverly & Berri-Lynne. In his later years, living in Barrie & Peterborough, Bob worked alongside his brother Ted at the Globe & Mail newspaper. Bob retired to Burlington to spend more time with family.
A memorial service for Robert will be live streamed on the Brown Family Funeral Home facebook page and on T.A. Brown Funeral Home’s website on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 1:00pm. Family and friends wishing to view the funeral service may do so on facebook @BrownFamilyFH or in the service details below. Please follow Brown Family Funeral Homes on facebook to share your messages of condolence and memories of Robert with his family.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family.
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