With her family at her side on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, MARY JEAN (THORNER) ROBB age 82 of Sarnia, died peacefully at Bluewater Health in Palliative Care. She was the loving wife of the late Robert (Bob) Robb (1995) and dear mother of Jimmy Robb and his wife Linda, Bill Robb and his wife Jennifer and Christine Hammill and her husband Dennis, grandmother of Jeff, Jeremy (Alison) and Joel Robb, Kevin and Katie Robb and Shane Wicks (Michelle) and Marisa Wicks, adoring great-grandmother of Austin, Morgan, Charlie, Olivia, Desiree, Morgan, Jacob, Tyler, Kirby, Dylan who affectionately called her “Mimi”. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her parents Vernon and Nona (Wiles) Thorner and her sister Joan Whittall and husband George. Mary was a longtime active golfer and curler at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. She thoroughly enjoyed her times with the “Lunch Bunch Gals”, good friends who met monthly for many years for lunch and refreshments. A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE on Friday, July 18th at 2:30 pm. Interment will follow after at Lakeview Cemetery. The family will welcome friends to share their memories of Mary at the funeral home on Friday beginning at 1:00 pm. For those wishing to do so, sympathy expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Foundation-Palliative Care or St. Joseph’s Hospice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca
“We would sincerely want to thank Dr. Monique Dostaler and the incredible staff at Bluewater Health Palliative Care, Rev. Deanna Gibson of St. Joseph’s Hospice and the staff at Afton Park Place for their outstanding care and compassion shown to not only our mother, but the entire family as well. You have made this inevitable transition a healthy and rewarding experience for us all.”
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