HASSEN, Robert William – the family of Bob Hassen announce his passing at his home, surrounded by his cherished family on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the age of 82. Bob leaves behind his loving wife of 62 years, Marlene and his devoted children Greg (Ida), Cathy, Donna (Mike), Karen and the late Marilyn (2012). Bob was loved and respected by his grandchildren Cassie (Justin), Trevor, Larissa (Gerry), Kris, Victoria (Dan), Kira (Kali) and Nat and by his great-grandchildren Mariah and Zada. He is also predeceased by his siblings Raymond, Fred and Eleanor Mezenberg (2018). Bob will also be missed by extended family, friends and neighbours. The family would like to thank the Outreach Team at the Stedman Community Hospice and Bayshore (especially Eva) for their excellent care and compassion. Friends are invited to join the family for a memorial mass at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 9 Waverly Street, Brantford on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Stedman Community Hospice Outreach or the Canadian Cancer Society.