It is with warm memories and sad hearts we announce our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Vincent Joseph (Joe) Robinson, passed away at the Carewest Hospice surrounded by family on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at the age of 80 years.
Joe was born in Antigua, West Indies on November 5, 1928. He immigrated to Canada in 1964 where he built a good life for his family. He fought his battle with cancer with strength, determination and the will to live.
Joe is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-two years, Joyce; daughter Vanessa; son Michael (Michelle); grandchildren Wade, Evan, Danika and Colton; sisters, Rosalind, Genita (Alphonso), Carmen (John); and brothers, Edric, Scotlift, and Elmin; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, July 4, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433, to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca., or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca. The family would like to gratefully thank Doctors; Lupichuk, Gawlinski and Flanaan, the Carewest Hospice Staff and the Tom Baker Centre for their care and kindness. A special thank you to Alberta Health Services Palliative Home Care Nurses, Debbie Hanson and Nishma Kaimah.
In living memory of Joe 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences