24630 DownieDOWNIE, Bob……

Peacefully surrounded by family at University Hospital, London, on Monday, December 29, 2014, Robert “Bob” Downie in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of the late Mary (Melloni) Downie (2001). Loving father of Mary Lynn Hill (Don), John Downie (Josee Mailloux), Dale Downie (Joyce), Carol Pepino (Doug) and Janet Downie (Michael Blow). Proud grandfather of Sean (Lisa), Andrew (Jenny), Katie (Brian), Stephanie (Richard), Suzanne (Scott), and Ian (April) and great-grandfather Owen, Amy, Tristen, and Avery. Dear brother of Ken Downie (Norma). Missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brothers Bill and Gerry. The family would like to thank the staff at Richmond Woods Retirement Wellness Centre for their patience and kindness. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The celebration of Bob’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 11 am.  A private family interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 180-633 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2V3 or Lung Association, 639 Southdale Road East, London, ON N6E 3M2. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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