Robert John Harris Obituary

Robert John Harris

Harris, Robert (Bob) Passed away peacefully shortly after his diagnosis on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Grand River Hospital at the age 69.   Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Yool) for 39 years. Cherished father of Andrew (Alyssa), Christine (James) and Michael.  Much adored grandfather wholoved every moment with Keira, Liam and Kinzie. Robert is survived by his sister Joan Wasylyk (the late George) and Bob will also be missed and remembered by his nephews Adam and Steve (Eliza) and their families. Dear brother-in-law of John Yool (Dawn) and his daughter, Pamela (Robert) and her family. Predeceased by his parents John and Jean Harris. Bob worked at the University of Guelph for over 40 years and loved his job immensely.  He specialized in electron microscopy in the Advanced Analysis Centre. He enjoyed spending time at the cottage, fishing and family holidays. Bob's Celebration of Life will be celebrated on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 2 pm in Riverside Park, Cambridge. Private cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends and family at a graveside service at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph ON. on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2 pm. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Grand River Hospital Foundation - Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
July 9, 1950 - March 20, 202007/09/195003/20/2020
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Harris, Robert (Bob)Passed away peacefully shortly after his diagnosis on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Grand River Hospital at the age 69.  Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Yool) for 39 years.Cherished father of Andrew (Alyssa), Christine (James) and Michael.  Much adored grandfather wholoved every moment with Keira, Liam and Kinzie.Robert is survived by his sister Joan Wasylyk (the late George) and Bob will also be missed andremembered by his nephews Adam and Steve (Eliza) and their families....

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Apr
17
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Friday, April 17 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
762 Woolwich St.
GUELPH, ON N1H 3Z1
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