LCol Robert (Bob) Farrell, CD, RCAF (Retired)

30 Sep 20

Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Robert (Bob) Farrell, CELE(Land)

Peacefully, surrounded by his family and loved ones, on Wednesday, 30 September 2020, at the age of 79.  Loving spouse of Élise for 59 years.  Devoted father of Raymond Nelson (Diane Wiggins) and Tamara Jean Macdonald (Scott), and predeceased by daughter Marie Elizabeth Farrell.  Beloved brother of Dennis Joseph (Barbara Fulton) and Patricia June (John McCaughan).  Cherished grandfather of Megan and Émilie.  Robert will be deeply missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  Those who knew Robert remember him as a man of honour and service, a husband, father, soldier, diplomat, environmentalist, autodidact, handyman, astronomer, freemason, and tireless volunteer.  Funeral Care entrusted to Kelly Funeral Home – Kanata Chapel 580 Eagleson Rd.  613-591-6580  

Memorial donations to the Kanata Food Bank or Shelter Box Canada are appreciated.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a date to be determined. Condolences and Sharing Memories at

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal” – Albert Pike