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Roberta Hudson née Shanks

March 4, 1924 - June 8, 2017

Roberta Hudson: March 4, 1924 - June 8, 2017

Service Date: June 16, 2017


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Roberta Jean Hudson

 (nee Shanks)

Peacefully at Forest Hill Nursing Home on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at age 93. Pre-deceased by her husband John Robert and parents Robert and Agnes Shanks. Loving mother of Brian (Audrey) of Edmonton, Ross (Kathleen) of Ottawa, and Maureen (Nigel) of Bushey, Hertfordshire, UK. Grandmother to Elizabeth (Raymond), Patrick, Mary, Keith and Teresa, and great-grandmother to Zuzu. Survived by sister Ruth and brother Wilbert. Pre-deceased by brothers Murray, Jim and Hugh, and sisters Eunice and Yvonne. Roberta was born in Portland, Ontario but grew up near Elgin, Ontario. She worked at Sears Carlingwood until retirement in 1988. Roberta was a long-time resident of Crystal Beach and was active in the community association for many years. She could often be seen out for a walk around the neighbourhood and at nearby Andrew Hayden Park. We deeply appreciate the love and care from the staff at Forest Hill. Visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., Nepean (Between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd) on Friday, June 16 from 10 AM until time of Service which will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at

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