Bob died peacefully on October 22 surrounded by family. Bob was the beloved husband of Katherine (nee Pierce) for 55 years and the devoted father to Robert (Debra), Thomas (Ann) and Susan (Steve).  He will be lovingly remembered by his seven grandchildren Robert, Nicholas, Darby, Bridget, Dawson, Jonathan, and Brenna. Bob will be deeply missed by his sister Marilyn Pradko (Fred), sister-in-law Georgina Little, by his cousins and his nieces and nephews.  Bob was predeceased by his brother Gordon. Bob was retired from Blondé & Little Insurance (now PBL Insurance Limited) where he was a co founder in 1961.  He was always very proud of the continued growth and expansion of the brokerage and its staff following his retirement in 1998.   Bob was a graduate of Assumption College and Queens University.  He was very supportive of Assumption and its changes and growth.  He was active on the alumni boards and as President of the Assumption Alumni Association.  In 1969 he received the alumni association award from the University of Windsor for his support.  He was on the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation Board where he was active as a supporter and fundraiser.  He was on the Council of Riverside United Church for many years and a past president of his cottage association.  Bob was a longstanding Shriner, Scottish Rite and York Rite Mason.  Bob was an avid hunter, fisherman, conservationist and traveller.  He combined these passions to take him many places around the globe.  Bob will be greatly missed by his hunting buddy, his German short haired pointer Katie.  In lieu of flowers donations would be welcome to the Windsor Regional Hospital, The Robert Little Scholarship at the University of Windsor, the Riverside United Church Memorial Fund or the Windsor Masonic Learning Centre.  Visitation Thursday October 25 at 7-9pm and Trinity Masonic Lodge 521 service Thursday October at 7 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday October 26, family and friends are invited to meet for visitation at Riverside United Church(881 Glidden) after 9:30am, followed by a Memorial Service at 11am. Following the memorial service, a reception will be held at Riverside United Church.  A private family interment will be held. Share memories and photos online at

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