June 13, 1929 – October 7, 2019
It is with great sadness that the family announces Robert (Bob) Allen McRae passing away quietly in his sleep at the age of “90” on October 7, 2019 at Menno Place Hospital in Abbotsford.
Bob is survived by his daughter Dawn Linda (Vancouver); sons Brian Robert (Hatzic) and Craig Steven (Abbotsford); many friends and other relatives throughout Canada, USA and United Kingdom. Robert (Bob) was predeceased by his loving wife Rose Agnes (nee Saunders) of 59 years (in 2010); son Allen Keith (in 1991); his parents Ada (nee Gould) and Donald (Dan); stepmother Mary (nee Beston) Maple Ridge; sisters Evelyn Olund (Mission), Clara Krompocker (Delta) and Donalda (Red Deer, AB); brothers George (Vancouver), Donald (Don) (Mission), Jack (Abbotsford) and Glen (Edmonton, AB). Bob was born on June 13, 1929 in the old Mission Memorial Hospital on Fifth Avenue, spent most of all his life in Mission till moving with Rose to Penticton in 2001, then returning back in 2013 (three years after her death) to live in Mission at St. Andrews Senior Co-op and then was transferred to Menno Place Hospital in Abbotsford on April 1, 2018.
The family would like to express our sincere thanks to the staff at Menno Place Hospital for their loving care of their father over the past year and half. Cremation arrangements are in the care of Bakerview Community Crematorium Funeral Home,Mission, BC. The family will have a Celebration of Bob’s Life in the summer months of next year (2020).
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