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ROBERT THOMPSON HARLAND
Date of Passing: Nov 25, 2004Offer Condolences or Memory
ROBERT THOMPSON HARLAND Peacefully, at home, on Thursday, November 25, 2004, Robert Thompson Harland passed away at the age of 87 years. He was predeceased by his wife Mary; son Tommy; and daughter Heather; and is survived by his sister Joan Harland; sister-in-law Barb Chernick; daughter Diana Chance, son-in-law Gordon and their family Jennifer, Jeremey and Liam, and Jeremy and Jodie; and his daughter Katherine Kennedy and her family Arthur, Robert and Cecily. After graduating with a gold medal from the University of Manitoba in 1928, he completed a further degree in science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1942 to 1945 he served with the RCAF as a member of the joint allied Radar Research team in Washington, DC. He worked in various positions in the City Hydro, attaining the position of General Manager in 1969. He served as President of the Association of Professional Engineers of Manitoba, on the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Electrical Association and on the executive of the Civics Bureau of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Health Services for allowing Dad the dignity of remaining at home to fulfil his final wishes. No formal service will be held. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favourite charity. THOMSON "IN THE PARK" FUNERAL HOME AND CEMETERY 1291 McGillivray Blvd. - 925-1120
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 27, 2004
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