Robert Rankin Stewart
TORONTO – Robert Rankin Stewart, 51, Toronto, formerly of Westville, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Born in Westville, he was the youngest son of the late Maurice and Hazel Stewart.
Rob was witty, funny and loved to laugh during visits home for family gatherings. He enjoyed taking pictures to capture these happy times. He also loved travelling and will be deeply missed by his sister and travelling companion, Doreen.
Rob is survived by sisters, Doreen Stewart, Florida; Heather (Ron) MacLean, Westville; brothers: Archie (Pamela) Stewart, Port Hawkesbury; Gordon (Carol) Stewart, Westville and Roy (Janet) Stewart, Eastern Pasage; sister-in-law Patsy Stewart, Sydney; nephews: Tony, Pat, Tim and Jason; nieces: Margaret, Catherine, Cindy (twin), Crystal, Rhonda and Tara. He is also remembered by long-time roommate, best friend and companion, Bill (Sebastian St. Croix), Bill’s son and Rob’s godson William, and long-time friend Ron Wilkes, all of Toronto.
Cremation has taken place in Toronto and there will be no service by request. Family and friends plan to celebrate Ron’s life one day in summer 2013.
Donations in Rob’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto.