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ROBERT, Roland Joseph

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 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 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.

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  1. Warren and Dorothy Bartnes :

    We were saddened to hear of Roland’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers Pat are with you and your family at this difficult time. We will miss Roland’s lovely smile at Christ Church. We are sorry we can’t be with you at this time as we are still in Arizona. You will be in our prayers.

    Warren and Dorothy Bartnes

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  2. Loyal (Smitty) Smith :

    My heartfelt and sincere condolences on your loss. I have many fine memories of Rolly and will hold them dear.
    I know I can’t do much anymore but talk and if you need and ear mine are always open.

    love ya

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  3. Marion Rogers :

    Dear Pat and family, I am so very sorry that you have lost your dear Roland. He was such a dear man and I always enjoyed his presence at Christ Church and his warm smile. He will be missed in our midst. Please know that I am holding you all in my prayers and send you my deepest sympathy on your loss.
    Marion Rogers

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  4. Chris & Julia Wiencki :

    Dear Pat,

    We are so incredibly sorry to hear of you and your family’s loss. Our deepest condolences to you all.

    Julia & Chris Wiencki

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