Robert Arthur SkewesCallsign: VE3DHJDied: 1992 11 5
After a courageous battle, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Burlington, on Thursday, November 5, 1992, Robert Arthur Skewes of Waterdown in his 71st year. Loved husband of Lillian Skewes and beloved father of Beverley and Gary Titley of Waterdown, Wendy and Hugh Stimers of Michigan, Roberta and Richard Calderbank of Burlington and Karen and Scott Donaldson of Hamilton. Loving Poppa will be sadly missed by Jacqueline and Amanda Bonner, Kimberely and Jeffrey Calderbank and Melinda Titley. Brother of Ernest, Richard, Vera Macquire, and Shirley Rivier. Friends may call at the KITCHING-STEEP FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill Street North, Waterdown on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment in The Field of Honour at Woodland Cemetery. Mr. Skewes was a member of the R.H.L.I. Serving overseas 1939-1946, passed President of the Waterdown Legion Branch #551. Member of the Hamilton POW Association, Member of the Hamilton-Burlington Amateur Radio Club (VE3DHJ) a Member of Grace Anglican Church and a Member of the Quarter Century Club of Camco. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Legion Service will be held on Sunday evening at 9 p.m.