Retired Fire Captain of Windsor Fire and Rescue Services, Robert John Rowse, Prince Lake ON, formerly Windsor ON, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 7 pm at the age of 77. After a year of declining health, Robert (Bob) died peacefully with his beloved wife Gail of 53 years, and their children Russell, Renée, and Kirk by his side at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Robert is the best 💚 “Papa” to his four grandchildren Danielle and Celia Robert of Oro Medonte ON, and Khloe and Joshua Rowse of Windsor ON. Robert also leaves wonderful loving memories with his daughters-in-law, Kathryn Rowse of Hamilton ON, Tara Rowse of Windsor ON, and son-in-law, Andrew Robert of Oro Medonte ON.
A special thank you to the SAH Cancer Clinic and especially Dr.Booth, Dr. Spadafora, Dr. Want and to ALL the staff at ARCH Hospice. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to ARCH Hospice. Gail and family will host a “Prince Lake” gathering in the New Year.
Cremation has taken place. On Saturday, October 24, 2020, reservations and personal face coverings are required to attend visitation celebrating Robert’s life from 1-4 p.m. Service and eulogies will be shared at 4:00 p.m. followed by a Firefighter walk-by at 4:45 p.m. at Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor, 519-969-5841. You can reserve your time for visitation at FamiliesFirst.ca (RSVP) or by calling directly.