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Robert Hornett

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Hornett, Robert

August 19, 1923 - September 24, 2017

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It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and peaceful passing of Robert at the age of 94.

 

Robert served his country for four years in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII followed by 25 years of service with the RCMP in Saskatchewan.

 

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Ruth, son Gerry, grandson Richard and great grandson Garrett.

 

He is survived by his loving soul mate of 39 years Arlene, daughter Brenda Garrett (Howard) of Duncan, BC, daughter in-law Elly of Victoria, BC, sons Robert (Sherry) of Ponoka, AB and Dale (Kim) of Mackenzie, BC, step daughter Dawn Van den Berg (Pieter) of Prince George, BC, step sons Glen Smith (Carol) of Duncan, BC and Cory Smith of Lethbridge, AB.Β  He had 19 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren with 2 more expected.

He had been an avid member of the Cowichan Golf Course for many years and he and Arlene had enjoyed many rounds with family and friends.Β  Bob was fortunate to have traveled with his wife Arlene, to many places that included visiting their large family.

There will be a memorial tea on Saturday, September 30th, 2 – 4 pm, at the Cowichan Golf and Country Club.

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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Mary Poszmik
Relation: My Daughter is Married to Shane Smith ( grandson)

We would like to send our deepest sympathies and prayers to all family members especially Mrs A. Hornett. It was a great pleasure to meet you at Shane and Jasmine’s wedding….Robert will always be in our hearts….and he gave us a lot to treasure in our memories…..once again sending Love and Hugs πŸ’—πŸ’žπŸ’—πŸ’žπŸ’—
From…Dave ,Mary and Family Poszmik……

From: Judy Charney
Relation: My mothers brother

Hugs to all! Many, Many memories of Uncle Bob, which always involved his big smile and a lot the times his, “I’m teasing you” look! Farewell to a one a kind Uncle πŸ™‚

From: Carol Williams
Relation: A friend

My deepest condolences to Arlene and family. Each time I saw Bob he was always the nicest man and seemed to be a soft hearted person. I will be thinking of all of you today, I’m unable to attend . πŸ’ž

From: MJ Carmichael
Relation: Family Friend

Aunt Arlene, Brenda, Bobby, Dale, Dawn, Glen and Cory; Wishing you peace and understanding at this very sad time in your lives. “Uncle” Bob will always hold a very special place in my heart. Sending you my love, Margaret

From: Sandra Hanna
Relation: Was my father in law in the past

I’m privileged to say that Bob was my father in law for almost 20 years, Grandfather to my 3 children and great grandfather to my 3 grandkids. He was a wonderful and caring man. He will be missed terribly and never forgotten. My heart goes out to Arlene and the entire family.

From: Sandra Hanna
Relation: Was my father in law in the past

I’m privileged to say that Bob was my father in law for almost 20 years, Grandfather to my 3 children and great grandfather to my 3 grandkids. He was a wonderful and caring man. He will be missed terribly and never forgotten. My heart goes out to Arlene and the entire family.

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
September 30, 2017

Location:
Cowichan Golf and Country Club

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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