Robert Colton

Robert Bruce Colton

Wednesday, June 24th, 1942 - Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital in London on Sunday, March 22, 2020, Robert Bruce Colton of Tillsonburg and formerly of Burlington passed away at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Jeanne (Elliott) Colton for 58 years.
Proud and loving father of Laura Elliott, Janet Engel (Thomas), Andrew Colton (Michelle), Beth Dixon (Craig).
Cherished grandfather of Charlotte Page (Alex), Amanda Elliott, Rebecca
Elliott, Robin Engel (Melissa), Emily Penton (Julian), Timothy Engel
(Jessica), Benjamin Engel, Samuel Engel, Zackary Colton, Lucas Colton,
Alexander Colton, Julia Dixon, Claire Dixon.
Dear great-grandfather of Abigail Engel
In keeping with Robert’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Private Graveside Service will be held in Burlington at a later date. Memorial donations to Stedman Hospice, Brantford or the Salvation Army may be made by contacting Ostrander’s Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) who have been entrusted by the Colton family.
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Bryan Kay

Posted at 05:46pm
My sincere condolences Jeanne. I just found out today about Rob's passing. While knowing Rob mostly through bridge, I always enjoyed talking and joking with him as well as yourself. You two made a great duo in bridge and life. I will cherish the memories. Bryan Kay

Maur Flyn

Posted at 05:42pm
As a new bridge player, when I came to Tillsonburg, I found Rob’s encouraging tips very helpful. I really enjoyed playing at his table. I will miss his quiet, gentle encouragement.

Stewart Sutherland

Posted at 04:46pm
Sorry to hear about your loss, Janet. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Stewart Sutherland

Zoe Green

Posted at 02:46pm
Janet and Family, sending our deepest condolences to you all at this difficult time.
Zoe Green and Family

Martin Keller

Posted at 11:35am
Janet, I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Stay strong.
Martin Keller

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