Robert Austin Brownie of Calgary passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2007 at the age of 68 years.
Robert was born in Edmonton, Alberta to Austin and Jean Brownie. He was a senior petroleum and mechanical draftsman with both Petrofina and Petro Canada in Calgary before his retirement in 1997. He was an avid hobbyist and traveler who enjoyed visiting each of Canada’s three oceans in addition to journeying to Central America, Europe and Africa. Robert volunteered for numerous organizations throughout his later life, including Meals on Wheels, the Volksmarch Club of Calgary, M.A.D.D., and the literacy program of the Calgary Public Library.
Robert was a proud and loving father of his three children Rob (Annabel), Kerri-Lea (Derek) and Christopher and his grandson Kieran. He is also survived by his younger brother Don (Wendy) and his nephews and nieces. Robert was predeceased by his former wife Marilyn.
Funeral Services were held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) The family would like to thank the nursing staff of the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary for the kind and caring attention they provided Robert throughout his illness until his untimely passing on October 6th, 2007. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Meals on Wheels, 3610 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 2P9 Telephone: (403) 243-2834, www.mealsonwheels.com. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Robert A. Brownie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences