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Melva Shirley Robinson née Anthony

September 22, 1929 - October 8, 2017

Melva  Robinson: September 22, 1929 - October 8, 2017

Service Date: October 13, 2017

Funeral Home Carp

Church St. James Anglican Church (Carp)


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On Sunday, October 8, 2017 in her 89th year, surrounded by her family, Mev Anthony peacefully passed away. Predeceased by her parents Frederick Anthony and Velma Quigg, beloved husband Derek Robinson, loving daughter Joy Stanley (Earl), sisters Audrey and Doreen.

Survived by her beloved children Wendy Deugo (Dale), Jill Rivington (Brian), Karen Robinson (Bob), Kim Donnelly (Tom) her sister Joy Williams, Grandma“Rob” to Karen Droege, Kelly Deugo (Ken Henry), Jeremy Deugo (Stacey Cordick), Heather Deugo Hotte (Tom Hotte), Kristie Gilchrist (Brad), Kyle Rivington (Sophie), Chelsea Johnson (R.J.), Dr. Jaclyn Rivington (Dr. Patrick Twohig), Richard Pratt (Jessika), Shannon Pratt (Rick Bleackley), Travis and Jenna Clermont, Brendan Donnelly (Megan Portt), Colin Donnelly (Allison), Evan Donnelly, Lyndsay Burman (Dylan Roach), Sierra and Kendra Stanley. Great Grandma“Rob” to Callum, Avery, Jordan, Tristan, Peyton, Sawyer, Linnea, Felicia, Austin, Damian, Bernard and Hudson

Loving Sister-in law to Irene May, Bob (Lois),and predeceased by Ken (Gladys), Jack May

Fondly remembered as the “Fun” aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She leaves behind cherished friends Shirley Tubman, Joy Moore, Earl Thomas, Doug and Jo Charter, Mary Drummie, Merle and Linda Harrison, Elizabeth and Marianne.

Mev was an avid reader, bridge player, golfer, curler, and loved all GAMES.
Creative in every way, she walked to her own beat and sang and danced her way through life.

Thank you to staff and friends at Stillwater Creek Retirement home.
Friends and family may visit at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp, ON, on Thursday October 12th, 2017, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and on Friday October 13th, 2017 from 10:30am until time of service. Funeral service will take place at St. James Anglican Church, 3774 Carp Road, Carp, ON, on Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 11:30am. Burial to follow the reception at St.Paul’s Cemetery, Dunrobin, ON.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Ottawa Heart Institute.

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