The family of Margaret Violet Robbie is saddened by the passing of their beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and mother-in-law on March 10, 2005 at Chilliwack General Hospital.
She is survived by her husband Murdock Robbie; her 2 sons Byron (Joanne) Robbie of Williams Lake and Don (Sharon) Robbie of Vernon; as well as 6 grandchildren; Gillian, Kevin (Chelsea), Adam (Jennilynn), Jennifer, Kimberley, Bryan and 1 great-grandchild, Calli.
Violet (Vuy) was born February 28, 1913 in Deloraine, Manitoba. She was raised in Birch River, Manitoba, the only daughter in a family of 10 children. Vuy worked at Eatons and moved to B.C. with her husband in 1952. They raised their family in Christina Lake, B.C. and eventually settled in Chilliwack in 1970. Vuy volunteered her time for many years at the Chilliwack Crisis Line and won several awards for her outstanding community service. She was a past worthy matron of the Grand Forks Eastern Star lodge and was also actively involved in the Chilliwack Eastern Star. Vuy will be missed for her generosity, her spirit, her laughter and complete devotion to her family.
Grandma was the heart of this family. Her love and support were total and unconditional “(Marcy DeMarce)”.
Funeral Service to be held at the Chilliwack United Church, 45835 Spadina Ave., Chilliwack on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Doug Ireland officiating.
Should family and friends so desire, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.