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Robinson, Dilys “Jacqueline” Ada (nee Trusler)

Dilys “Jacqueline” Ada Robinson, beloved wife of Vincent Robinson, passed away on Friday August 17, 2007 after a lengthy illness at the age of 85 years.

Born in Vancouver on December 3, 1921, Jacquie lived her whole married life on their ranch west of Calgary. Jacqueline’s husband and family were always the centre of her life. She was genuinely interested and active in the lives of her children and grandchildren. She was a loving, positive, vibrant, intellectual, artistic and musical person who loved social gatherings and being with her friends. Jacqueline worked beside her husband in the ranching business her whole married life. She took pride in being a good neighbour and friend, and would always welcome people into their home with warmth and enthusiasm. Jacqueline was a member of the Cochrane Art Club, Bragg Creek Artisans, Bragg Creek Snowbirds, the Progressive Conservative Association, and St. Stephen’s Anglican Church.

She is survived by her loving daughters and sons-in-law, Janet Dilys and Mike Hawes and Mary Ellen and Alan Young; by her dear grandchildren, Heather Ramsay-Conaboy (Sean), Rhonda Gervais (Steve), Jessica Young and Logan Young and a great grandson Matthew Vincent Conaboy. Jacqueline was predeceased by her husband Vincent in 1998, her mother Dilys Trusler, and father Stuart Trusler.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 – 14th Avenue S.W.) on Friday, August, 24, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Breast Cancer Foundation, Suite 430, 1324-17 Avenue S.W. Calgary , AB T2T 5S8. Special thanks to Ngaere Houghton, Karen Nordgaard, Dorothy Robertson and all of the staff at the Intercare Chinook Hospice.

In living memory of Jacqueline Robinson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Elizabeth Green-Stiles :

    I am reasonably sure that you are the “Robinson” Family that my family used to come out and visit in the 1950″s (I would have been 5-10 years old). I would like to offer my sincere codolences to your family, particularly if you are one in the same Robinson family that my grandmother Kathleen Engelke and my mother and father John and Mary Green were great friends with. They were members of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church and I spent many a high tea with the ladies of the “Mother’s Union” at the church. Ms. Robinson’s daughter, Kathleen Robinson was a wonderful painter and I can remember visiting for tea on Sunday’s. It was indeed a great event. Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss.

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