web_scratch_bobbyPeacefully on February 16, 2014 at the age of 69 years.  Loving husband of Ruth for 22 years. Dear father of Robby, Julie Scratch-Hale and husband Gord and step-dad of Debbie Huckle and husband Jon, Mary and Curt Lanteigne, Chris and Angie Orum, Jeff Orum, Donna and Bruce Jackson.  Brother of Crystal.  Cherished Papa “Bob” of 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Bobby (2008) & Julia (2012) Scratch. He will be sadly missed by his aunts and uncles, many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bobby retired after 30 years of dedicated service with Windsor Police, and was a proud member of the Blue Knights.  He loved hockey and played with the Windsor Dinosaurs, and also enjoyed hunting with his sons and friends.  He loved his grandchildren dearly and enjoyed vacationing with them.  If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Friday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 .  Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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