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DUKE, Robert Ross

Published:Jun 16, 2014

Event Date:Jun 15, 2014


Robert Ross DUKE

DUKE, Robert Ross Ross went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at St. Mary's General Hospital, in his 90th year. Ross was a proud veteran of WWII serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was a member of the Temple Lodge A.F. and A.M. No 690 GRC Waterloo District. Ross was a long-time faithful member of Calvary Memorial United Church, Kitchener where he was a member of the True Friends Adult Sunday School. He was a volunteer at the K-W Seniors' Day Program. Ross was retired from Security Systems at the University of Waterloo. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 32 years, Wanda (nee Wolfe); his daughters, Cathy Aitken and Pauline Fitzgerald (Jerome); grandsons Phillip and Robert; niece Diane Weber (Tim); nephew Brian Barron (Cyndi); great-nephew Michael Weber; and great-nieces Kelly and Kerry Barron. Predeceased by his parents, Harry and Elsie (nee Ashby) Duke; sister, Verna Barron (Alan); his first wife, Lois (nee Sturgeon). Visitation will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Tuesday, June 17 from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 18 from 12 noon until the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lynne Bandy officiating. Interment will follow at Williamsburg Cemetery. A reception will follow in the Funeral Home's Fireside Reception Room. Condolences for the family and memorial donations to Calvary Memorial United Church, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario, or the K-W Seniors' Day Program may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445. Special thank you to the Red Cross workers who cared for Ross seven days a week, the nurses at St. Mary's General Hospital, 5th and 7th floors, and the volunteers and staff of the K-W Seniors' Day Program.


Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Waterloo Region Record

Location: Kitchener

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