Robert John Erwin, of RR #1 Elmwood, passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side at Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Owen Sound on Saturday, November 22, 2014, in his 73rd year.
Bob dedicated his life to supporting his family whom he loved. Bob also loved life, extended family and all the friends he made along the way. Born in Owen Sound on October 28, 1942 to the late Clark and Ruby (Slomska) Erwin. Robert owned and operated R.J. Erwin Plumbing Ltd. until retiring.
Survived by wife Joan (nee Musehl) Erwin of RR #1 Elmwood, daughters Bonnie Erwin (Jeff Schmidt) of St. Jacobs, Kathy Erwin-Sword (Richard) of Kitchener, son Steven Erwin of Elmwood, grandchildren Brent Jaworski and Sean Jaworski. Also survived by brothers Craig (Mavis) Erwin of Calgary, Joy (Al) Bleach of Bancroft, David Erwin of Hanover, sister Sandra (Terry) Rummerfield of Wawa, brother-in-law Garf Arnott of Kitchener, sisters-in-law Marlene (Clarence) Lorenz of Elmwood, Elaine (Clark) Francis of Hanover, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Wayne Erwin and a sister Islay Arnott.
“It is by believing, hoping, loving and doing that man finds joy and peace”- John Loncaste-Spalding
Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 7-9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11:00 am, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elmwood. Rev. Hannes Aasa officiating. Interment in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Elmwood.
Memorial donations to the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce or to St. John’s Lutheran Church Elmwood would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca