Robert John (Bob) ROSE

June 05, 1929
- April 11, 2016

BROWNVILLE JUNCTION - Canadian Pacific Railway 1949 – 1989

In Montreal, on April 11, 2016 following a short illness. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Fletcher) for 61 years, caring and loving father of Patricia and Heather (Doug Smeall) and proud "Poppy" of Alex, Graeme and Connor Robert Smeall. Brother of Shirley Jones (Ottawa), the late William (Montreal ) and the late Mac (Cobden). Brother-in- law of the late Rene Rose (Cobden), Carol Rose (Montreal) and Norman Fletcher (Sharon, Howick, QC). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. 

Born in Renfrew, Ontario to John and Mabel (nee Carkner), Bob moved to Montreal with his family in 1948 and joined the CPR in 1949. He was Diesel Inspector based in Brownville Jct., ME from 1960-1963. He retired from CP Rail in 1989 as Supervisor of Locomotive Projects. He was a member of Laurentide Lodge #126 for over 50 years, rising twice to the rank of Master, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, Executive Member of the CP Pensioners Club and an Elder of Wesley United Church (NDG) for over 30 years.

The funeral and burial took place in Montreal. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: [email protected]

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