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Hardy-Lee Funeral Home
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Harriston, ON
Phone: 519-338-2441
Bob Burrows
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1941 - 2018
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Obituary for Bob Burrows

Bob  Burrows
Bob Burrows ~ Passed away at Palmerston & District Hospital on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in his 78th year.

Robert Hindson Burrows was the husband of the late Marguerite “Meg” (Wilson) Burrows, and father of Amy Burrows and Tomas Hartl of Toronto, and the late Drew Burrows (2005).

Also survived by his sister Kathryn Gorman and her children Elizabeth, David, Cameron, and Mitchell, his sisters-in-law Isobel Bauman of Stratford, Catherine Coulter and Wayne Riley of St. Thomas, and Jane Coleman of London, his brother-in-law Jim Scott, and his cousin Mary Jean (Burrows) and Larry Hartwig, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Chase and Mildred (Morrison) Burrows, sister-in-law Pat Scott, and brothers-in-law Wib Smalley, Bob Collyer, and Don Coleman.

Bob owned V. C. Burrows Insurance Agency for many years, having taken over the business from his father. He was a classic car enthusiast, a 50-year member of Harriston Masonic Lodge No. 262, a member of Harriston K-40 Club, and a former member of the Harriston Fire Department. A graduate of the Dorset Forest Ranger School, he was an avid hunter, fisherman, and forager.

Friends may call at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Wednesday, June 27th for visitation from 12:00 Noon until time of Funeral Service and Masonic Lodge Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m.

Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

Memorial donations to The Owl Foundation would be appreciated.

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