Lt Robert “Bob” Frederick Horwood (Ret’d)

    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952

    We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Robert “Bob” Frederick Horwood (Ret’d) peacefully in hospital in Ottawa ON on 14 December 2005 at the age of 91.

    Bob was a WW II veteran who served in the Royal Canadian Engineers, taking part in the Italian campaign with 9th Field Park Company and receiving the Commander-in-Chief's Certificate from Field Marshall Montgomery.

    Born in Newfoundland, Bob studied architecture at the University of Liverpool, England.  Upon graduating he returned to Newfoundland where he worked for a time in the family's Horwood Lumber Company in Horwood, NL before moving to St. John's, NL where he practised architecture until his retirement in 1976.  In 1981 he moved to Ottawa. 

    A memorial service will be held in Ottawa on 6 January 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Pinecrest Cemetery, 2500 Baseline Road with interment to follow.  Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1745 Woodward Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2C 0P9.  {gdNov2016kh} [zpp]