Obituaries

Robert James Brown

Wednesday, 17 September 1941 - Wednesday, 04 October 2017

Death Notice

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on October 4, 2017, at Vision Nursing Home, Robert James Brown passed away at the age of 76. Loving father of Mary Brown and Douglas Brown (Annie). Survived by the mother of his children, Catherine Tyrie. Beloved companion of Lorraine LeClair. Dear brother of Ron Brown (Judy). Survived by sister-in-law Tressie Brown from Kentucky, and many nieces and nephews. Step-father of Jeffrey LeClair, Mark LeClair (Daria) and Timothy LeClair (Judy) and cherished step-grandfather of many. Predeceased by his parents George and Martha (McLean) and his siblings Kathleen (Pops) Guthrie, William Douglas (known as Sonny), Roy (Lorna) Gerald, Louise, Marvin (Betty) Clifford, and Gordon. Special friend of Hans and Crystal D., Dianne and Doug Gilbert, Wilma and Ben Aarts, and Keith Huggett. Robert loved bowling and playing pool with friends. He also enjoyed finding antiques at the flea market. Robert was skilled at fixing bikes and worked out of his garage. A special thank you to the staff at Vision Nursing Home for their excellent care over these past few months. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery. An open house celebrating Robert’s life will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Smith Family Centre, 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

“Til we meet again”. Love, your family.

 

Service

A private family interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery. An open house celebrating Robert’s life will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Smith Family Centre, 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Donations

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

6 Condolences

  • Scott McPhee (The Bicycle Shop) October 12, 2017 04:01pm

    I, Scott and the crew at The Bicycle Shop would like to offer our condolences to the Brown family during this difficult time. We have fond memories of dealing with Bob over the years and he will be deeply missed.

  • tom sparling October 7, 2017 11:46pm

    My hopes and prayers go out to my family the Browns and their children and you have my deepest condolences love you all

  • shirley mcleod October 6, 2017 02:17pm

    My condolences to Mary, her brother Doug & Annie & their mom Catherine. My thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.

  • Hendrix Genetics October 6, 2017 08:09am

    Mark & Daria:
    Our deepest sympathies to you and your family . You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    From your friends at Hendrix Genetics.

  • Jane Vanderbeld October 6, 2017 07:25am

    To Mary, Doug, Annie, Catherine and further family. My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. May wonderful memories help you through this difficult time.

  • Tyler Brown October 5, 2017 06:15pm

    My heart felt condolences go out to you Doug and you Mary. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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