Deaths | Décès

From Thursday’s 24 / 12 /09 – Globe and Mail

robert-munday.JPG5281 LT. CMDR. ROBERT (BOB) WILLIAM MUNDAY (RRMC RMC 1961) Died peacefully at QEII Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, 20th December 2009, following a long and courageous battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Loving father of Michael (Hannah) and Joanna, and doting grandfather of Isaac and James. Companion of Janice Goldman. Sorely missed by his sister Elizabeth Kent (Richard) and brother Doug Munday (Marlene), and by his nieces, nephews, and many friends. Bob was born on 1st April 1938 in Belleville, ON to Dorothy (Holland) and Elgin Munday. After attending the Canadian Services College Royal Roads and the University of Western Ontario, he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1957. He served in ships HMC Ontario, New Glasgow, Assiniboine, Crescent, Annapolis; and as Operations Officer in HMCS Kootenay during the explosion and fire at sea on 23rd October 1969. His last ship was the HMC Preserver; he settled in Halifax and after his retirement from active service in 1988, he joined the Public Service of Canada at DND Hydrographic Ser vices Office Halifax as Operations Manager. Bob will long be remembered for his commitment to the community and his years of dedication to the various service organizations he joined. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Halifax Northwest, and served as President in 1993 / 94. He was active in the church, ser ving as Warden of St. George’s Anglican Church in Head of St. Margaret’s Bay and the Parish of French Village. His particular passion was reserved for Masonry and his work with that organization, beginning when he was raised in the Royal Sussex Lodge in 1970. He served in the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia; the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia; the Cryptic Rite; the Knights Templar; and the Sovereign Great Priory of Canada. One of the proudest honours of his life was his election to the position of Supreme Grand Master of the Sovereign Great Priory of Canada from 2002 – 2004. He travelled all over North America in that role, meeting with his brethren in the Order and promoting Masonry wherever he went. In Masonry, Bob found some of his dearest friends. He was immensely proud of the good works accomplished by the organization, and continued to attend meetings for as long as his health allowed. A public ser vice celebrating Bob’s life will be held at the Fair view Freemason’s Lodge at 167 Coronation Avenue, Fairview, Nova Scotia on 24th January 2010 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, or the charity of your choice.    PREVIOUS E VERITAS ARTICLE ON BOB MUNDAY

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5090 André G Tremblay (CMR RMC 1961)


A TremblayÀ Québec, le 26 décembre 2009, à l’âge de 72 ans, est décédé monsieur André G Tremblay, ingénieur gradué du Royal Military College et époux de dame Monique Vallières. Il demeurait à Québec, anciennement de Chicoutimi. Il a été confié au Parc Commémoratif La Souvenance.

Originaire de Chicoutimi, il était le fils de feu Godefroy Tremblay et de feu Germaine Morrissette. Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants : Jean-François Tremblay (Lucie Beauchemin), Catherine Tremblay (Gregory Coyes) et Nicolas Tremblay (Caroline Hamel); ses petits-enfants : Étienne, Thomas et Mathieu Blier-Tremblay, Maya Tremblay Levasseur et Andréanne Tremblay ; son épouse en première noce et mère de ses enfants : Jeanine Dion ; ses frères et soeurs : Michel Tremblay, Madeleine Tremblay (feu Georges Scanlan), Nicole Tremblay (Robert Gauthier), Guy Tremblay (Monique Pépin) (feu Claudette Morrisette), feu Alain Tremblay (Liliane Gagné), Camil Tremblay (Monique Richard) (feu Michèle Gauthier), Germaine Tremblay (Jean-Guy Tremblay), Suzanne Tremblay ; ses beaux-frères et belles-sœurs de la famille Vallières; ses complices de longue date : Guy Charest, Roger Thérien et Normand Pagé ainsi que plusieurs neveux, nièces, cousins, cousines et ami(e)s.

La famille tient notamment à exprimer sa gratitude au Dr. Emmanuelle Pourcher ainsi qu’aux membres du personnel du centre de transition St-Jean-Eudes pour la qualité des soins prodigués et la grande humanité dont ils ont fait preuve à l’égard du défunt.  Source

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