April 12, 1934 – Halifax, NS
April 4, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Roland, beloved husband of Pat, passed away at the age of 79 on Friday, April 4, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
Roland was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 12, 1934 but made Calgary his home. Roland loved people and spent most of his life working as a car salesman and clothier. He loved sports and played professional football in his younger years.
Roland is survived by his children Linda, Doug (Susan), and Dale; dearly missed by his seven grandchildren, Michel, Kyle, Amelie, Ashley, Kobe, Emily, and Evan. He is also survived by brothers Tom (Millie), Ron (Catherine), and sisters Georgette (Sterling), Janet, and Rita (Don), as well as many nieces and nephews. Roland was predeceased by his brother Bernie (Barb).
A Celebration of Roland’s Life will be held at Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8th Street S.W.) on Friday, April 11 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of the ICU unit (POD C) at the Foothills Hospital for their exceptional care. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes can be made to the Calgary Health Trust, 403-943-0615 or www.calgaryhealthtrust.ca or to the Anglican Parish of Christ Church.
In living memory of Roland Robert, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences