Obituaries » Robert Rae
November 9, 2018
Service Date: November 15, 2018
Visitation Location: England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest
Visitation Date and Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service Location: Mount Forest United Church, 175 Queen Street East, Mount Forest
Funeral Service Date and Time: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1 p.m., with visitation prior to the service from 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Robert Edward Rae, of RR#4 Mount Forest, passed away at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Friday, November 9th, 2018 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Eileen Rae (nee Pfeffer). Loving father of Shawn Rae and his wife Joan of Britt, and Rhonda and her husband Peter Ridgeway of Durham. Cherished grandfather of Melissa and her husband Travis Cox, Justin Rae, Blythe Ridgeway and Nathan Murray, Eric Rae and Jessica Deshevy, Brett Ridgeway, and Bryden Ridgeway. Great-grandfather of Colton, Kaleb and Brinley. Dear brother of Carson and Norma Rae, Delton Rae, Edna Jackson, Ormand Rae, Arnold and Marilyn Rae, Laverne and Irene Rae, Dorothy Ferguson, and David and Ruth Rae. Brother-in-law of Stan Groff, Ed Ferguson, Rev. Dr. Lloyd Brown, and Gwen Bradshaw. Predeceased by his siblings Norma and the late Ross Bradshaw, Shirley Brown, Betty Groff, and Mary Lou and the late Gordon Holliday, his sisters-in-law Fern Rae and Alice Rae, and his brother-in-law Donald Jackson. Robert and Eileen owned and operated Robert Rae Fuels for 20 years supplying bulk fuel sales to the community. Robert was a dedicated and passionate snowmobiler and he dedicated many hours to the betterment of the sport of snowmobiling. Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Wednesday, November 14th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A funeral service celebrating Robert’s life will be held at the Mount Forest United Church, 175 Queen Street East, Mount Forest on Thursday at 1 p.m., with visitation prior to the service from 12 – 12:45 p.m. Interment at Mount Forest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Parkinson Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.