We said goodbye to Robert “Bob”, Mesman Jr. on May 22, 2023. At its end came an extraordinary life filled with love and compassion; this article seeks to remember this amazing individual by recalling details surrounding their death and chronicling his legacy.

Who was Bob Mesman?

Robert “Bob” Mesman Jr. lived a life of impact for 77 years that touched the lives of many people around the world. Bob, who was born at an unknown date and time remains unknown to many. However, his legacy continues through the love he shared with others and the positive impact he had on their lives.

The Life of Love and Generosity

Bob Cruz, Marie’s husband for 45 years, was well-known. Their love story is a testament to their strength. Their bond was not diminished by the hardships they faced – Amanda, Rob and Bob all passed away in 2013, but their love remained strong. Their bond was unwavering and undiminished despite the heart-wrenching challenges; it will remain strong forever.

Bob Mesman won the hearts of all who met him. He was loved by all who met him. His pleasant disposition and warm heart won many over. His lively personality and knack for entertaining him made him a hit at any social event.

Cause of death and passing:

Bob Mesman passed away in Ottawa Civic Hospital on May 6, 2023 under mysterious circumstances. We will never forget his warmth and generosity, even though we don’t know the details of his death.


Bob Mesman will leave behind an extraordinary legacy. A firm believer in giving back, both to his community and those less fortunate than himself, he gave both time and money to various charitable organisations he believed in. His generosity knew no bounds – his time donated as much as any possible.

Bob’s death has created an irreparable hole in all our lives and those fortunate to know him will deeply miss him. However, his love and faith continue to inspire people worldwide while serving as powerful reminders of their value and potential.

The best of farewells:

According to Christian tradition, on May 10, 2023, at 11 AM, a funeral was held in Smiths Falls, at the 17 Elmsley Street North, at St. Francis de Sales Church as a sign of respect to those who wished to pay their final respects and send this soul off.

Hanley Hall held an open reception after the funeral service where Bob Mesman’s friends and family could come together to share their memories and comfort each other.

Robert “Bob” Mesman Jr has left behind an indelible mark of love, kindness and deep connection among those whom he touched during his short lifetime. While details surrounding his passing remain unknown, those whose hearts he touched will remember fondly his warm personality and generous spirit long after they are no longer around to thank. Bob stands as an enduring example that kindness makes a significant impactful contribution – we will all miss him dearly!