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CUTHBERTSON, Roberta (Robbie) (nee Walker)

March 1, 1947 – Trinidad
February 4, 2019 – Houston, Texas

Robbie died peacefully at the age of 71 on the morning of Monday, February 4, 2019 in Houston, Texas where she was pursuing medical treatment. She was born in Trinidad to Leonard and Noreen Walker (Cummings) and was primarily raised in Calgary.

Robbie was a strong and independent woman and a single mother who toiled relentlessly and fought ferociously for the benefit of her children. She was a hockey mom and a baseball mom who fit in with every group. With the advent of small computers she evolved into an entrepreneur who founded and operated a successful computer services company for over thirty years. Her bright smile, friendly disposition and willingness to help others created lasting impressions on those she met.

Robbie was the loving spouse and life partner of Jim Surbey of Calgary and is survived by her three sisters, Shirley Walker and Jeanie Walker both of Montreal and Beverley Russell of Duncan B.C. Robbie was the loving mother of three sons, Graydon Douglas, James Drew, and Ryan Lindsay, all of Calgary, and a caring and kind stepmother to Mike, Chris and Kath Surbey of Calgary. She was a doting grandmother to her six grandchildren, Kaleigh, Ashley, Shayna, Talia, Ryland and Kenzie all of Calgary.

Robbie’s 72nd birthday and her life of loving friends and family will be celebrated on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB). Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Women In Need Society, 134 – 71 Avenue Fisher Park S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2H8 Telephone: (403) 255-7514.

In living memory of Robbie Cuthbertson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Dear Jim and the Cuthbertson and Surbey family
    Robbie was such a kind, gentle and funny woman. She is greatly missed in Tenerife where she had so many friends and is held in such high regard.
    Our deepest sympathy on your loss. May your memories help to comfort you.
    Lynn McNabb and Jean Marcil

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  2. Dear Jim and Cuthberson family, my sincere condolences on Robbie’s passing. It was a pleasure to be in her company over the many years. There are no words at a time like this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Dani, Ron and Caitlin

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  3. Rick and Mimi Hiscox..Vista California :

    So sorry to hear about the passing of our William Aberhart school mate and sorority sister. Rest In Peace Robbie

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  4. I’m so incredibly sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you all.

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  5. So sorry to hear of Robbies passing she was a beautiful person inside and out..I know she will be missed by all

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  6. I am sick with sadness for the loss you have endured Jim….the speed of this downturn was simply not fair and your unwavering Love for Robbie is admired by everyone who knows you. I extend my warmest heartfelt sympathy to you my friend, as you navigate through this terribly sad event. xo

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  7. Quentin and Jennifer Jensen :

    Our deepest condolences to you all. Robbie was a classy lady and we thoroughly enjoyed her humour and intelligent conversation. Supportive, kind, strong and determined. An amazing mom that we will always remember fondly.

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