Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Raymond Wilson Robbins

Male 1924 - 2014  (89 years)


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  • Name Raymond Wilson Robbins 
    Born 17 Sep 1924  Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Employee at Canadian General Tower Ltd. 
    Occupation Bell Island, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Iron ore mines 
    Religion The Salvation Army 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-430844 
    Died 3 Mar 2014  Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I430844  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Family Eva "Nellie" Crews,   b. 4 Jan 1920, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 2000, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ray Robbins
     2. Gideon Robbins
     3. Dave Robbins
     4. Gerry Robbins
     5. Joan Robbins
     6. Renee Robbins
     7. Eva Robbins
     8. Grace Robbins
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F274749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ROBBINS, Raymond Wilson

      Promoted to Glory from Brampton Civic Hospital, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in his 90th year. He is survived by his wife, Joyce, and his children; Ray (Marion), Gideon (Avora), Joan (Glen), Renee (Barry), Dave, Eva (John), Grace (Alan) and Gerry (Barbara), 25 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brother, Clarence (Joan) and his sister, Ruby, sister-in-law, Margaret, brothers-in-law, Don (Jean), Walter (Cettina), sisters, Daisy (Seymour), Hazel (Frank) and special niece, Debra (Brian) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Nellie Crews (2000), his brothers, Harold and Fred and sisters Edna, Dorothy, Lillian, and Neta. Ray was a longtime employee at Canadian General Tower Ltd. following his move with his family to Galt in 1966, following the closing of the iron ore mines on Bell Island, Newfoundland. He served in The Salvation Army Band for 73 years as well as serving in other ministries of The Salvation Army. Visitation will take place at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street N., Cambridge, Ontario, on Friday, March 7, 2014, from 7-9 p.m. Celebration of Life will take place at The Salvation Army Cambridge Citadel Corps, 16 Shade Street, Cambridge, Ontario, on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service.

      Cambridge Times 6 Mar 2014

  • Sources 
    1. [S2857] aaaaCemetery - On., Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View.
      ROBBINS/ Raymond/ Wilson/ Sept. 17, 1924/ Mar. 4, 2014/ Eva/ (Nellie)/ June 4, 1920/ June 17, 2000/ Our hope is in the Lord/

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1924 - Newfoundland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Iron ore mines - - Bell Island, Newfoundland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Mar 2014 - Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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