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Robert William Newcombe, Urgel Bourgie / Athos

Robert William Newcombe
1952 - 2021

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Robert William Newcombe

Robert William Newcombe, age 69, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2021 after a short but fierce battle following complications from a stroke. He was born April 10, 1952 in the small town of Springhill, Nova Scotia.
Robert was a caring and generous man, always with a smile on his face and a quick wit to joke. He was a shining individual that brought light to the lives of his family and he will truly be missed beyond measure. Robert is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Newcombe as well his loving sisters Sandra (Grant), Nancy (Ian) and Elizabeth (Frank) along with his nieces and nephews and many others. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Newcombe.

In lieu of a service, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. The family of Robert Newcome would also like to thank the staff at the Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal (HSCM) Stroke Unit and the CHSLD Des Batisseurs for their support and care.

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Messages in memory of Robert William Newcombe

Denise Hinde
June 21, 2021
My condolences to all the family. i do remember Robert, truly a nice man. May he rest in peace. Denise Hinde
Annie Giles
June 14, 2021
Aunt Beth and family...so sad to hear about Rob's passing...many memories of days gone by about him. It is heat breaking to lose a son and brother. My deepest sympathies. Love you all.
Mike Siciliani
June 13, 2021
Uncle Rob was always quick with a joke and generous with his laughs, I recall going to Montreal awhile ago and enjoy some fantastic food and some even better games of crib. Will be missed by all who knew him!
MARY-DEE MACPPHERSON
June 11, 2021
SO SAD TO LEAVE US A SUCH A YOUNG AGE. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO WHOLE FAMILY. I HAVE FOND MEMORIES OF ROB. YOU COUSIN DEE
Keith Thomson
June 10, 2021
It is with great sadness to hear that my old friend Rob has passed away. I would like to express my sincerest sympathies to Nancy, Elizabeth, Sandra, Mom and all the family. My memories of Rob will never be forgotten.
Shelley Edwards Mackenzie
June 10, 2021
My deepest sympathies, Robert leaves a big void in the Newcombe family. May he rest in peace.
Nancy Arseneault MacDonald
June 08, 2021
My condolences to all the family. I have great memories of Robert growing up. He will be so missed.
Jack Macpherson
June 08, 2021
Robert, I shall miss our crib card game and our times hanging out, I shall also miss our happy hour time. You were a good friend and cousin and I shall miss you.
Marilyn Ethier
June 08, 2021
Elizabeth, my thoughts and heart are with you and your family during this time. I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one, as I know Robert was a special person in your life. I have fond memories when we were growing up of Rob always being very kind, generous and thoughtful towards me. He had such a wonderful sense of humour. Robert will be deeply missed by those who lives he touched. May the many happy memories that you made together be a consolation today and all the days ahead. I send you and your family my sincere love, condolences and sympathies. Your Best Friend Forever Marilyn
Mary Dee MacPherson
June 07, 2021
In loving memory of my nephew, Robert Newcombe. A kind and generous nephew. He always welcomed my family into his life, he will be missed, your Aunt Mary Dee from your hometown, Springhill, Nova Scotia
Natalie Siciliani
June 07, 2021
Uncle Rob always had a fantastic sense of humor. I'll never forget his laugh, it was from the belly and full of joy. One of my favorite memories when I was young was visiting him and Nana. He would distract Nan so that I could sneak downstairs to the "good fridge" and would let me have as many soda's as my little heart desired. It seemed like such a small thing but it was something I never forgot, he was my co-conspirator and my friend. I love you Uncle Rob, I'll miss you <3

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