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296 Isabella Street
Pembroke, ON K8A 5S9
Phone: 613-735-5711
Fax: 613-735-6228
Robert Erskine Strachan

Robert Erskine Strachan

Saturday, August 22nd, 1931 - Friday, January 31st, 2020
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Retired after 37 years from the Canadian Forces having originally joined the Ordinance Corps and later becoming a Supply Technician. He passed unexpectedly at the Ottawa Heart Institute, with his loving family at his side, on Friday January 31, 2020 at the age of 88 years. Bob Strachan of Petawawa, beloved husband of Lorraine Strachan (nee Garness). Loved and cherished father of Robert Strachan (Kerrie), St. Isadore ON, Stephen Strachan (Danielle Blacquiere) Oromocto NB, Bonnie Strachan-Oman (Leo Oman), Sudbury and Heather Strachan (Steve MacMullin) Petawawa. Loving grandfather to Rob (Jess), Kirk (Ashley), Brian (Chrissy), Stephen, Jennifer (Nelson), Adam (Jenn) and Kristie and great grandchildren Robbie, Lily, Kenzie, Rylee, Lars, Harrison, Lucas, Jessie and Arianna. Predeceased by his sister Jessie Clephan (late Roy) and brother John Strachan (late Dolores). Son of the late John and Margaret (nee Todd) Strachan. Brother-in-law of Barb Garness. A Celebration of Life for Bob will be held on Saturday February 8th at 11 a.m. at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 296 Isabella Street, Pembroke, followed by a luncheon. Spring Interment Wesley United Cemetery. In memory of Bob donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes, donations www.murphyfuneralhome.ca
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Murphy Funeral Home
    Address
    296 Isabella Street
    PEMBROKE, ON K8A 5S9
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  • Service

    Location
    Murphy Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    296 Isabella Street
    PEMBROKE, ON K8A 5S9
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    Officiant
    Rev. Eric Strachan
  • Interment

    Location
    Spring Interment, Wesley United Cemetery
  • Reception

    Location
    Murphy Reception Suite
    Address
    296 Isabella Street
    PEMBROKE, ON K8A 5S9
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Carol (Kenney) Munn and Kenney Family

Posted at 03:35pm
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our sincere condolences on your loss.
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The Mitchell Family

Posted at 09:08am
Kristie and family; Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Susan

Posted at 01:47pm
To the Strachan Family: My heart is broken because I have lost the ONLY father I EVER had. When I was a member of your family, he teased me so, especially when Steve was in Cyprus and there were a few times I zinged him right back. (LOL, mom knows what I am talking about). He was a very special man, military member, garage sale bargainer, BUT most of all the BEST husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather!!! You all will be on my heart and in my prayers. I WILL FOREVER LOVE YOU ALL, I can just see him WITH HIS MOTHER, SMILING AND DANCING ALL AROUND THE DANCE FLOOR. Mom, take care of yourself for me and let those children of yours take care of you, I KNOW THEY WILL!!! LOVE SUE
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Theresa Sabourin

Posted at 06:52pm
Heather, Steve and Family

Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. We were just speaking about your dad before Christmas and how great it was to have him in your life, especially as he was nearing his 90's. May the memories you have bring you comfort today and in the days to come. Theresa & Dale
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Posted at 09:54am
With fond memories of love n respect you will forever be with us in or hearts and memories missed and never forgotten Love Rob n family
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