February 4, 1960 – August 4, 2018
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Robert Ernest Anthony Donnelly, known to many as Bob, on August 4th, 2018 at the age of 58 while vacationing with family at his cabin.
Bob will be deeply missed by his wife of 26 years, Kathy; his two children Sean and Allyson; his father James, “Jim” (Audrey); his brother Dan (Thelma); his three sisters Allanna (Peter); Susan (Barry); and Carol (Paul); Step-Sisters Judy (Clarence), Jo-Ann (Tim), Janice and Jackie and his four-legged napping buddy Lacy; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, family, and friends.
Bob was predeceased by his mother Jeannine and his sister Joanne.
Bob was an accomplished Mechanical and Electrical Engineer Technologist, having obtained his Journeyman Redseal Electrician of Canada and Master Electrician of Ontario.
He built his HVAC business BARCOL Controls into a thriving entity that is respected by many.
Aside from his business Bob enjoyed building cars, listening to the blues, and watching his favorite Steve McQueen movies. Bob was a distinguished handyman and consistently demonstrated his ability to fix what was broken. His hard work and caring nature will be forever cherished.
A memorial service was held in Bob’s honor on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at Cropo Funeral Chapel, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice.
Local Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456.