Robert McKegney

Obituary of Robert Sidney McKegney

On October 21, 2015, at the age of 89. Bob leaves behind his daughters Suzanne and Barbara and their husbands Tom Watrous and Philip Dawes and grandchildren Bronwynne, Declan and Gareth Dawes. He is also survived by his brother Herbert McKegney and sister-in-law Joanne Rose. He lost his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Rose, in 2010 and his son John in 1983. Bob joined the Air Force after high school, attending Western University at the end of the War. He graduated in dentistry from the University of Toronto in 1955 and practiced in the city of Toronto for many years. Bob was a committed member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Toronto and was a tireless volunteer through various dental associations, the Church and, in retirement, for Meals-on-Wheels in downtown Toronto. Bob was elected a fellow of the International College of Dentists in 1982. He was a gentle soul who touched the lives of many. There will be visitation in Brockville at Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East on Saturday, October 24 from 1 - 3 p.m. The funeral will be held at St. Paul's Bloor Street, 227 Bloor St. E, Toronto on Wednesday, October 28 at 1:00 p.m. Donations may be made in Bob's memory to The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund ( or The Emma Fund ( Messages of condolence may be sent on line at

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
St. Paul's Anglican Church
227 Bloor Street East
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Service Time: 13:00 PM


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Barclay Funeral Home
137 Pearl Street East
Brockville, Ontario, Canada

Interment at: St. James Cemetery, Toronto

12:00 pm
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
St. James Cemetery, Toronto
635 Parliament Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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