Barbara ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Barbara Mary, C.G.A. (retired), long-time resident of Ocean Park passed away on May 22, 2013. Barbara was born on May 18, 1920 in Canora, Saskatchewan to Newton and Winnifred Wainman – Saskatchewan Pioneers. She graduated from Veregin High School and moved to Toronto where she met and married F/O Ronald Robinson in 1944. They were married for fifty-six years before he passed away in the year 2000. She has a great spirit of adventure. Her many accomplishments included obtaining her pilots licence so she and Ronald could fly together in their Cessna 172. She was a member of the Pacific Flying Club; a founding member of the BC Chapter of the 99’s Flying Club and enjoyed being a gold-panner and treasure hunter with the Treasure Hunters Club. She loved her home and her garden and the whole family including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends, were all part of the great memories created during summer vacations and Christmas holidays at Grandma’s house. She is survived by her sister Stella of Chilliwack, her four children Lynne (Hugh); Gayle (Norman); Ronald (Yvette); and Bruce (Nicole). She also leaves her beloved grandchildren; Dianna, Jason, Lehann, Christine, Allison, Erin, Karen, Sydney, Brett and great-grandchildren – Jessica, Ashley, Reese, Adam and several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to her two wonderful care-givers – Barb and Diane – who contributed so much to Mom’s life in the past couple of years. A Celebration of Barbara’s life will be held on June 1, 2013 at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 – 28th Avenue, Surrey, at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation 15521 Russell Ave, White Rock, BC V4B 2R4. Condolences may be offered at www.victoryfuneralcentre.ca

Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522


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