Posted on: 06-Apr-2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former Director of Canadian Affairs Robert Brown on, Tuesday, April 5, 2016 of Zurich, Ontario at age 68. Loved husband of Nancy (Egan) for 40 years. Dear father of Becky, Bobbi, Jessie and Brad (Julie). Fun, loving Grandpa and Papa to Kurtis, Clare, Ryan, Hayley, Alexander, Logan, Brody, Will and Macy Jean Arlene. Loved brother of Bill and Sylvia Brown of Huntsville, Betty and Bob Kirk of Zurich and Brenda and Terry Laliberte of Port Elgin. Respected and loved Uncle of many nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Jesse and Arlene Brown. Special thanks to Meagan Ingram, Annie Morris N.P., and Dr. Mark Nelham for Bob’s care at home. Brownie played hockey with the Zurich Has-Beans for some 30 years and made many good friends along the way. His highlight was the trip to Zurich Switzerland in 1986, so many great memories. He will also be remembered by his golfing pals. He was a true fan of the Red Wings and Blue Jays. Bob retired four years ago as the Canadian Director of the Sheet Metal Workers’ & Roofers International Association. He recently received his 50 year pin. His passion was always that the young people serving an apprenticeship in the trade be treated with respect and receive a fair wage as they progressed through their time. Bob met each day as a challenge to accomplish something, big or small! “God Bless the Working Man”.

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