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GREAVES, Robert Charles
Peacefully, at his home with his family at his side on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at the age of 52. Cherished husband of Lauren Dupasquier. Loving father of Alana (David Beaudoin Fortin), Brian, and Kaylie; and will be missed by their mother Tammy Greaves. Beloved son of Bill Greaves and Marlene (Dennis) Anderson. Dear brother of Carol, the late Christine Young, Cory, and Laura Elliott. Rob is survived by many nieces and nephews and will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew him. Family and friends may pay respects at the
Capital Memorial Chapel
& Visitation Centre
3700 Prince of Wales Dr., Ottawa
613-692-1211
on Thursday, November 15th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 16th at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation "Brain Cancer Research" would be appreciated.
www.capitalmemorial.ca


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Published in Ottawa Citizen from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2012.
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February 8, 2013
Rob was an outstanding person and supervisor.He was always there when you needed him. Henri OPS
November 27, 2012
We were so saddened to hear of Rob's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

John & Debbie Dancause
John & Debbie Dancause
November 21, 2012
Rob was our cousin. (His grandmother, Virginia was my father's sister) I knew Rob more in his childhood. We used to spend many happy times at his home in White Rock. In the summer he and his sister Carol used to come to our summer cottage on Vancouver Island, BC. We used to build rafts, have bon-fires and just have lots of childhood fun. I have fond memories of Rob. I am so sorry for your loss Lauren as well as to Tammy and particularly his children. Our prayers go out to you all. What a wonderful man he grew up to become. Sincerely, Kelly & Robert Worthen-Jai
Kelly Worthen
November 18, 2012
Dear Alana, Brian, Kaylie, and the rest of the Greaves family,

I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.
Madeleine Hayes
November 18, 2012
You will be in our hearts forever, Rob. Love you so very much.
Mom and Dennis
Marlene Anderson
November 17, 2012
My brother touched so many people's lives and I am so proud of him. My love goes out to my whole family in this very sad and difficult time. I love you forever....
Laura Elliott
November 17, 2012
Lauren, Thanks for loving my brother.:) My heart is with all of you; Tammy, Alana, Brian and Kaylie. Love never dies. We will all be togther again one day.Love Aunt Cory
Cory Greaves
November 17, 2012
Dear Alana, Brian and Kaylie,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father. My prayers are with you. Remembering all of you in Kindergarten, when your dad would walk you to school.
Vivian Byrne-Houle
November 16, 2012
Thoughts and prayers for you Lauren.
Mike Kennedy
November 16, 2012
So sorry to hear of Rob's passing. I knew Rob at RMC and was in his squadron. He was a friend and although I haven't seen him in many years, thought of him often. My prayers are with his family.
Don DeMers
November 15, 2012
Rob's friendly and passionate spirit will now be missed more than ever.
Ron and Dawn Wieleba
November 15, 2012
Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Rob was a great classmate at RMC, always maintaining a good sense of humour. He was also a wonderful member of the Ottawa community as a Police Officer.

Bob Lawson and Family
Bob Lawson
November 15, 2012
To Lauren and family. My deepest sympathies. May your memories give you strength during this difficult time.
Jennier Jones
November 15, 2012
We are very sorry to hear of Rob's passing. Sending our thoughts and love from Hawaii.
Joyce Dega
November 15, 2012
Kaylie and family,

Joe, Lauren and I were so sad to learn of Rob's passing. He was an exceptional man and a great dad to his three kids of whom he was so very proud. A kind and generous soul who was always willing to help. We will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Shelley, Lauren and Matt Carey
November 15, 2012
To the whole Greaves family,

For a memorable period in my life, Rob was like a second Dad. He made me admire how a father could make his family so happy, just by remembering the small things. A man committed to the promises he made.
Rob inspires me to this day to be a better son, a better brother, a better partner, and future father.

Boy could he also play the bagpipes!

Yours truly,
Stephen Bentley
November 15, 2012
To Kaylie and family,

Our deepest sympathy for your loss. We have nothing but wonderful memories of Rob from our basketball years. He was funny, helpful and extremely kind. He will be sorely missed.

Frank, Nicole, Anne-Marie and Genevieve Lalonde
Nicole Lalonde
November 15, 2012
To the Greaves family: my heart felt condolences and prayers are extended to you. while I had not seen Rob since we marched off the RMC parade square in 1984 with the rest of our class, I have nothing but memories of an out-going, adventurous and cheerful individual that was always there to lend a helping hand to his fellow classmates.
God be with you all
Rick Bowes
November 15, 2012
To the Greaves family.

I had the privilege of working with Rob for several years at the Orleans CPC. He was always around, with his big smile and kind words. I worked many events where he showed up to `check in`on us. The next best thing to his smile were the sandwiches he would bring... :-) Rob has inspire me to pursue my dream of working in the security, emergency management field. I will move on in his honor!

Unfortunately I am out of town right now and will be unable to attend the service tomorrow, but I am assured that my former CPC colleagues will be in attendance.

My thoughts and Prayers are with you all in these difficult times.

Please know that he will never be forgotten! May he rest in peace xo
Carla de Koning
November 15, 2012
Lauren,
I am so sorry to hear about Robert's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Cristina Pereira
November 15, 2012
We (Mackays)are very sorry for your loss. God Bless.
Shane Mackay
November 14, 2012
I was so sorry to learn of Rob's passing this morning. I was in Rob's recruit flight at RMC and I had not seen him since grad. My sincere condolences to his family.
Mike MacGregor
November 14, 2012
I didn't know Rob long but it was a great honour! My deepest condolences go out to Lauren and his 3 wonderful children! ( Lauren he's watching Two and a Half Men up in the heavens!)
Valerie Goyette
November 14, 2012
My sympathies to Rob's family and friends. Met him through his genealogy quest of the Johnston family. Saddened that I will not get to know him better.
Phyllis Gomez
November 14, 2012
While I have not seen Rob since college, I can still picture his smile and will always remember his great sense of humour both in class and on the rugby field. My condolences to his family.
Bruce Ewing
November 14, 2012
To the entire Greaves family,

We are so sorry for your loss. Rob was an incredible man and he will be truly missed. We are here for you if you need anything and you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Nolan and Meghan Beanlands
November 14, 2012
Rob was a memorable classmate who will be missed. My sincerest condolences to Rob's family.
Robert Hovey
November 14, 2012
Lauren, my words are inadequate to express the sorrow and condolence to you and his children and all his family. Today being a Remembrance Day 11 Nov 2012 , it is a greater solemn loss to lose a life-long friend in Robert Charles Greaves whom we were bonded together as college roommates in the institution of Canada's Royal Military College. Soni and I were honoured by his friendship and presence as part of our wedding party. Our children were ever excited to see him and hug him dearly as their Uncle Rob.
Yung Jin Hou
November 14, 2012
Dear Kaylie and family,

We are very saddened to hear about Rob's death. We have such wonderful memories of basketball trips with you and Rob. He was such a great guy with so many interests and so much fun to be around. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Tim, Lisa, and Rachel Aubry
November 14, 2012
Condolences

The OHara Family
November 14, 2012
Condolences to Lauren and the Greaves family.
Scott Carleton
November 13, 2012
We are indeed saddened by Rob's untimely death. Our sympathy to Tammy and he family.
Sincerely. Uncle Carl and Aunt Marian
November 13, 2012
so very sorry...
Rebecca Horne
November 13, 2012
Sorry to hear that a classmate and bandmate has been taken from us. My thoughts are with all of Rob's family and friends.
Joel Anderson
November 13, 2012
You will be missed deeply Rob. Brian, Tammy, Lauren, family, friends, and Brian's friends, please except my deepest sympathy for your loss. Good memories and my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. RIP Rob

With a heavy heart,
Barb Gardner
November 13, 2012
My prayers to the family and friends at this difficult time. I only met with him a couple times but he left such a wonderful impression. I only wish I had met him sooner. Family is so important.
sheila pleasance
November 13, 2012
Our deepest condolences.
Dawn Whifield
November 13, 2012
It is always sad to hear of an RMC classmate passing away. My sincere condolances to his family.

André Sirois
November 13, 2012
The world is a sadder place without Rob.
My sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Doug Wilson
November 12, 2012
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Rob was a great man with a kind heart. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife, children and family during this difficult time.

Isabelle
November 12, 2012
What sad news to hear you are gone. I have fond memories of our time in CIS together you were a great guy and a great police officer. May you rest in peace.
Roch Lachance
November 12, 2012
I remember Rob as a person who never let a smile leave his face. He was always upbeat and energetic. I last met Rob as he was dining in Kemptville with a couple of relatives and he positively bounced across the room to say hi and we had a great conversation.
I spent too few minutes with him that evening but he said he was going to beat this dreadful disease. A friend forever, Rob. from Iain
Iain Macfarlane
November 12, 2012
Our deepest condolances to the entire family. Rob was our neighbor for years on Rosewind court and treated our children with such kindness and respect. He was a true gentleman and will be missed.
John & Sarah Armstrong
November 12, 2012
We remember you as a generous, friendly, funny neighbour, and you and the sound of your bagpipes have been missed these past years, and now more than ever. Our prayers are with you all. John, Sarah, Charlotte and Adam
Sarah, John, Charlotte, Adam Armstrong
November 12, 2012
Lauren and family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Rob, I considered Rob a close friend and band compatriot. Our prayers and thoughts are with you in this extremely sad period.

Kenneth and Marlene Armstrong
Kenneth Armstrong
November 12, 2012
My thought and prayers are with the family. Remembering the days when we were all together with Nepean police.
Johanne Kingsberry
November 12, 2012
I am so sorry for the loss of Rob, may your memories together give you strength during this difficult time.

Heather Baxter
OPS
November 12, 2012
Hey Rob, such a shame to see you gone as such a young age. Thanks for the impression that you left on others around you. Lauren and the Greaves family, my families thoughts are with you at this time. Wally.
Wally McIlquham
November 12, 2012
My husband and I had the pleasure of meeting Robert only once - and we could easily see his kindness and generous spirit. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of Roberts family and friends.

Marisa and Kees
Marisa Versace-Kedde
November 12, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Gary and Elaine Garland
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