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ROBB, James (Jim) Richard

November 9, 1947 – Peace River, Alberta
July 4, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Jim, beloved husband of Piera Paula Robb (nee Zaghetto) of Cochrane, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the age of 70 years.

Jim spent all his life in many parts of Alberta. In his younger years, Jim attended school in Olds and Calgary, and graduated from Ernest Manning High School in Calgary.

Jim’s passion for cars and his natural sales ability and knowledge of the many facets of the automotive industry led him to a lengthy and successful career throughout Alberta where he made many lasting friendships. He received many achievement awards in salesmanship for his professionalism and integrity.

In 2016 Jim married Piera, the love of his life and they combined two beautiful families: Shannon (Roger) and Mark (Glenda); and grandchildren Brandon, Matteo and Milena; his many siblings, Carolyn (Phil), Ken (Kathy), Brian (Sharon), Margaret (Cal), Lynda, Glen and Wayne, aunt (Margaret) and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Jim was predeceased by his parents, and two brothers, David and Stephen.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (East of the James Walker Trail and Highway 22 intersection, Cochrane, Alberta) on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and attendants of the Cochrane Home Care team, Units 31 and 54, Foothills Hospital, and the Dulcina – St. Marguerite Hospice. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Dulcina Hospice, c/o Covenant Foundation, Rm 3C60, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 Telephone: 1-866-342-8126, www.covenantfoundation.ca or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email donorservices@cancer.ab.ca.

In living memory of Jim Robb, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE, AB, T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.

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  1. Saskia Thys Gentile :

    So sorry for your loss. Many fond memories from years gone by.

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  2. Shannon, sorry for your loss. Ellen Comm

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  3. Zia Piera, so sorry for your loss please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    -Dave, Jackie, Asia and Owen

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  4. Patricia Wilkes :

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to all of the Robb family.

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  5. Zia Piera and family sorry on your loss our thought and prayers are with you all during this difficult time love always

    Nick, Tara, Michael, Logan and Kennedy Porcu

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  6. Tony& Connie Zaccagnini :

    Pia. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all.
    Tony and Connie Zaccagnini.

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  7. Maria Sangregorio :

    Dear Piera
    Our sincere condolences
    May God fill you with peace during this difficult time
    Maria & Sam Sangregorio

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  8. Maria Sangregorio :

    Dear Piera
    Condoglianze

    Giulia and Domenico LaBrocca

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  9. Mary Ann Jones :

    Piera.. Shannon and our dear Robb cousins…
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim was a warm…kind and generous man. We will miss his Bar B Qs his warmth and inclusiveness…jokes etc. He was always thoughtful.
    With love and care…
    Tom and Penny
    Larry and Lori
    Mary Ann and Kelvin and families

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  10. Heather Falcone :

    Dear Piera,

    The world has lost a great and kind man. Our deepest sympathies are with you and the whole family.
    Love Heather and Dan Falcone

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  11. Sandie Marsh :

    Rest in peace Jim. You were a wonderful father to our daughter Shannon and Grandpa to our grandson Brandon. I treasure the friendship we had throughout the years. You were so kind and generous and loved by so many. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Shannon, Roger, Brandon and the entire Robb family. Piera are hearts go out to you. Jim was so blessed to have you in his life. May God grant all of you the precious peace only he can give. Jim and Sandie Marsh

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