ROWSE, Robert John


Retired Fire Captain, Robert John Rowse, Prince Lake ON, formerly Windsor ON, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 7 pm at the age of 77.

After a year of declining health, Robert (Bob) died peacefully with his beloved wife Gail of 53 years, and their children Russell, Renée, and Kirk by his side at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Robert is the best 💚 “Papa” to his four grandchildren Danielle and Celia Robert of Oro Medonte ON, and Khloe and Joshua Rowse of Windsor ON. Robert also leaves wonderful loving memories with his daughters-in-law, Kathryn Rowse of Hamilton ON, Tara Rowse of Windsor ON, and son-in-law, Andrew Robert of Oro Medonte ON.

A special thank you to the SAH Cancer Clinic and especially Dr.Booth, Dr. Spadafora, Dr. Want and to ALL the staff at ARCH Hospice.

Information to be announced re: upcoming fall celebration of Robert’s life to be held in Windsor ON. The family is hoping to not have limitations on visitation and truly celebrate Bob who is loved by so many and leaves us all with abundant fond memories to cherish. Gail and family will host a “Prince Lake” gathering in the new year. Cremation has taken place.

As an expression of sympathy memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to ARCH Hospice.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. 705-759-2522. Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.