It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Robert “Bob” Arnold Kerwin on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Bluewater Health at age 79. Robert was the beloved husband of Joan (nee Pilkey) Kerwin and loving father of R. Douglas Kerwin and Darwyn Kerwin (Cynthia). Robert was the cherished grandfather of Jillian, Jennifer, Kaitlyn, and Alysia. He will be remembered by nieces and nephews and was predeceased by his parents Gordon and Marjorie Kerwin, his brother Gordon Kerwin (Nola). In his youth, Bob was an avid 10-pin bowler and over the years enjoyed fishing, golf, woodworking, and playing cards. Together, he and Joan travelled extensively visiting Europe, Bahamas, and Mexico and enjoyed a multitude of cruises. A funeral service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. with two hours of visitation prior. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Pathways Health Centre for Youth, St. Clair Child and Youth Services, Youth Recreation and Sports Program (YRASP), and Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) (cheques only at the funeral home please).