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Robert Leon (Bob) Bruce

BRUCE, Robert Leon (Bob) - Bob Bruce of Belleville, ON passed away at Belleville General Hospital on Nov 16, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Bob was born in Bancroft, ON in 1939, where he was raised and schooled. He was predeceased by his father Elvin Bruce and mother Hilda Bruce (Gaebel), brother Grant Bruce, sister-in-law Gisela Bruce, brother-in-law Ron Colbourne and infant daughter Patricia Bruce. He will be fondly remembered by his loving wife for 56 years, Eleanor (Brummel) Bruce, daughter Barb Bruce, son Rob Bruce, proud "Pop" to his grandsons M.J. and Matt Weightman, sister Fay Colbourne, brothers Gary (Nancy) Bruce, Don (Brenda) Bruce, Terry Bruce, and sisters-in-law Iris Bruce, Connie Crook, and Beth Devery and many nieces and nephews. Bob retired from the O.P.P. in 1993 with the rank of Sr. Constable after a 27-year career at Ottawa and Madoc Detachments. Cremation has taken place. There will be a private interment at St. John's Anglican Cemetery in Bancroft, ON at a later date. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Bobís life on Sunday November 25, 2018 from 1:30 - 5:00pm (open house style) at The Banquet Centre, 1 Alhambra Square, Belleville, ON. At Bob's request, "funeral sandwiches" will be served.13313191
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