McLeod, Robert Anthony

McLeod, Robert Anthony "Tony"

December 4th, 2016

McLEOD, Robert Anthony "Tony"

Ret'd Air Canada

August 2, 1930 - December 4, 2016

Peacefully with family at his side, after a brief battle with pneumonia on Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at University Hospital in his 87th year. The son of the late Teresa (McPhee) and Joseph, Tony was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia but spent his adult life in Toronto, Winnipeg and London. Tony enjoyed a long and diverse career with Air Canada which culminated with an extended role (1972-Ret'd 1985) as Airport Manager in London, Ontario. Forever remembered by children: Gerry (Deb), Lynne Rausch (Rick), Mike and Rick; grandchildren: Ryan Rausch (Kathy), Tara Molina (Mario), Leanne Varao (Rob), Jana Murphy (Colin), Jennifer McLeod, Lauren McLeod, Geoffrey McLeod (Melaina), Danielle Prestwich and seven great-grandchildren. Sadly missed by Estrella. He is survived by his brother Basil and family of Chicago, Illinois and many nieces and nephews and their families in the Maritimes. Predeceased by siblings: Ronald, Joseph, Edward, Gerald and Loretta Fitzgerald. Also predeceased by his former wife, Joyce McLeod in 2009. The family would like to thank the staff at Middlesex Terrace in Delaware for their warm support during his short but comfortable residency and to the wonderful medical team at University Hospital for their care and attention. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. Entombment service to follow at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum, 806 Victoria Street, London. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program or a charity of your choice.  

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Basil, Helen McLeod and familyWe were so sorry to hear about Tony, we will treasure our good memories of him. We have all his family in our thoughts and prayers. In sympathy and love, The McLeod Family
John & Marg VaraoOur deepest and heartfelt sympathies to all the family. John & Marg Varao
Bill FehrOver the more than 30 years I knew Tony we had many great visits. He was classy gentleman. I will really miss him. My condolences to the family.
Dianne PiotrowskiAt this time of sadness, reflect on the happy memories of your Father and Grandfather. Thinking of you and the family. Love, Dianne
Doris RogersTony and I belonged to the same program. What a joy he was to know. My deepest sympathies to his family. May he rest in peace.
Janice (McLeod) ChisholmWe were saddened to hear of Uncle Tony's passing. Although, we didn't see much of one another he was still thought of. Our son, Jeff Chisholm, played Baseball in London on the Canada Games team and I looked Tony up and we did get together that week at his home in London and at the ball field. Please accept our heartfelt thoughts and prayers and may his soul rest in peace.
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