Pictou Advocate Obituaries

ROBB, Anna Lois


ROBB, Anna Lois  – 90, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2016 in Saint Vincent’s Nursing Home in Halifax.

Born in Pictou, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Sara (Priest) Corbin.

She will be greatly missed by son, Hal (Florence) Robb and daughter, Carolyn (Sandy) Patterson; grandchildren, Christine, Scott, Jane, Sara Anne and great-grandchildren, Rowan, Grace, Zander, William, Samantha, Lucas and nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Lois was predeceased by her loving husband, Carmen in 1961; and by her little brother, John; sister, Christine and brothers-in-law, Harry Talbot and Don Robb; sisters-in-law, Helen & Helena Robb.

Lois worked for Maritime Tel & Tel, Halifax and Ferguson Industries in Pictou.  She was a quiet, kind person with a soft heart and a quick wit.  Her joy was spending time with her family, preparing many wonderful meals for us, shopping, playing bridge and being at the beach.

Funeral was held November 5 in McLaren Funeral Home Chapel, Pictou, with burial in Haliburton Cemetery.

Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Pictou, the Alzheimer Society of Canada or to the Saint Vincent’s Nursing Home.

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