Obituary of Robert Russell Hollingsworth
Robert (BOB) Russell Hollingsworth- It is with shattered hearts the family of Bob Hollingsworth announces his sudden passing on Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at age 57 while in the protective embrace of his furry sidekick Lexy.
Heartbroken are his wife Wendy and their girls Lyndsey, Stephanie (Bernie) and Megan (Marcel) Cattrysse. Grandpa Bob or “Bobby Boucher” will be forever missed by Alyssa, Charlie and Colin.
Also devastated are his sisters and brothers-in-law, Pat Muxlow, Kathy (Tom) Shea, Robin (Jeff) Warren, Ruth (John) Downie, Shelley (Jim) Holbrook, and Sherry (Ken) Aarts. Uncle Bob will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews. Bob is p
Music was Bob’s passion. He attended hundreds of concerts and only bought the best seats. He kept the ticket stub from each one. His second passion was painting, which he turned into a successful career for over 25 years. He loved travelling south, hockey and Detroit Red Wings. He always hung his jerseys in his windows during playoffs. A Red Wings flag mysteriously appeared on top of the Watford water tower every time they won the Stanley cup. He particularly liked rubbing in his team’s wins by calling local Toronto Maple Leafs fans.
rarely missed a hockey game and while he couldn’t convert Charlie and Colin into being Wings fans, but he didn’t hold it against them and was their biggest fan.
The family would like to invite you to a drive by in Bob's memory, this Saturday starting at 4:15PM at the corner of Confederation Line and continue north on First School Road. Feel free to wear your Red Wings Jersey or favourite band shirt in memory of Bob.