Robert Clair (Bob) McKerlie died at home this week at the age of 91. A veteran of D.H. Howden & Co. Ltd., McKerlie rose through the company’s buying ranks to become senior vice-president of Sodisco Group Inc. He was inducted into the CHHMA Industry Hall of Fame in 1993. McKerlie was predeceased by his wife Betty (Ardy) in 2011. He is survived by his children and in-laws: Bob and Deborah, Dave and Chris, and Brian and Judy, along with eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit at the McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, 2240 Wharncliffe Road South, Lambeth, on Tuesday, June 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A celebration of Mr. McKerlie’s life will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, 4307 Colonel Talbot Road, Lambeth, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 1 p.m.