3246 SCREATON, Robert Bruce – BGen (ret’d) – Class of 1954
3246 SCREATON, Robert Bruce – BGen (ret’d) R.C.E.M.E. Robert (Bob) passed away peacefully on Sunday March 6th at the Ottawa Heart Institute. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Elaine (Helen); his children Sharon Morgan (John), Katherine Wray (Shane) and Christina Barnes (Glenn); proud grandfather of Amanda (Meagan), Katherine (Adam), Elizabeth (Dominic), Krista (Kane), Audrey Ann, Sarah (Patrick) and Nicholas: and loving great grandfather of seven.
Also survived by his sister Mary Jane Pocock and several nieces and nephews. Born in London Ontario on 5 October 1931. A graduate of the Royal Military College, Queen’s University and National Defense College class of 1973-74. He served 35 years in the CAF a career that took him to Germany, Egypt, Vietnam and the United States. Following he served as administrator at Christ Church Cathedral and several years as a volunteer with STRIDE Wheelchairs. Special thanks to Dr. Haddad, the Heart Institute emergency staff along with the the fourth floor staff for all their care and kindness. According to Bob’s wishes a private family service will be held. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa-Restoration Fund or STRIDE Wheelchairs http://stridewheelchairsplus.ca/?cat=63. Condolences/Donations at: Hulse, Playfair & McGarry www.hpmcgarry.ca 613-748-1200