MCALPINE, Robert (Bob) George

Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday August 1st, 2020 at the age of 89. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years Grace (nee Alexander) and their children Laurie (Stephen), Kerrie (Scott), David (Lesley), Marie (Cole). Cherished grandfather to Tyler, Riley, Owen & Emerson. Beloved brother of Eleanor Williams, and brother in-law of Joan McAlpine – both of Guelph. Predeceased by his brothers Murray & Donald. Bob will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews and dear friend Lorna Holmes. He was a proud 63 year member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 67 of Hamilton. Bob enjoyed woodworking projects, gardening, and passing on his knowledge to his grandsons. Bob especially enjoyed his trips to the cottage in Port Elgin sharing time with family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home – Burlington Chapel on Saturday August 8th, 2020 at 11:00am. Due to Covid-19 considerations please call 905-637-5233 between 9:00am and 5:00pm to arrange seating for the service or to obtain information to view the service online.

There are some people in our lives we can’t live without but have to learn to let go.

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