Col Robert Henry "Bob" Brett, CD (Ret’d)

    • Col Robert Henry "Bob" Brett, CD (Ret’d)
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    • Col Robert Henry "Bob" Brett, CD (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Colonel Robert Henry "Bob" Brett, CD (Ret’d) on 1 May 2023 in Ottawa ON at the age of 84 years.

    Bob joined the Canadian Forces at Royal Roads Military College in Colwood in 1956. He went on to the Royal Military College in Kingston and graduated in RMC Class of 1960. Bob then obtained a degree in Chemical Engineering at Queen's University. 

    Bob had a full career with the Canadian Military Engineers as a Construction Engineering Officer. Highlights of his career include his being Base Construction Engineering Officer at Moose Jaw and Halifax. Bob was also the Base Technical Services Officer at Canadian Forces Base Trenton ON and was twice the DCoS Technical Services at Canadian Forces Training Systems Headquarters at CFB Trenton. Bob served twice at National Headquarters in Ottawa – with VCDS/Director Infrastructure Coordination and with Chief of Infrastructure and Environment  for his final posting. Bob became a Real Estate Agent after retiring from the Canadian Forces.

    A funeral service will be held on 23 May 2023 at Beechwood Funeral Home {280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa} with visitation at 1:00 pm, memorial service at 2:00 pm, and interment at 3:00 pm. A reception follows from 3 - 5:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences can be sent HERE.