In Memory of




Obituary for Robert Edward Grundy

GRUNDY, Robert (Bob) Edward
WO Retired, MMM, CD, (86) of Caledonia, ON, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2023 in his home with his beloved wife and best friend, Carmel, of 65 years by his side. Bob was born on September 23,1937 to Anne and Victor Grundy in Grand Forks, BC. At age 6 his family relocated to Nelson, BC where he spent his childhood. After 33 dedicated years of service in the RCAF/Canadian Armed Forces and being stationed in 8 provinces across Canada and including a year long posting to the DEW line (NWT) and one posting out of country at McChord AFB, Washington. They settled in Caledonia, ON where they enjoyed retirement and he continued being the ultimate family man. Bob and Carmel travelled extensively while enjoying their retirement. Bob met Carmel (Kenny) in New Brunswick in 1955 and they married in 1958 in Roberval, PQ. Bob and Carmel went on to have 2 children, Robert Michael (Johan) and Shannon Elizabeth (Doug) Hobson; he was loving grandfather to Stacy, Julie, Melissa and Rachel and multiple great grandchildren. Predeceased by parents, brothers Victor, Don, and sister Ann Louise, he is survived by younger brother David and numerous nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Caledonia, on November 23, 2023 at 11:00a.m. The family requests that donations be made to your favourite charity in lieu of flowers. The family would like to thank the nursing staff from CBI for making his last year at home possible and for the extreme kindness and compassion they showed him throughout their visits.