Dorothy Jane Robbins
Robbins (Gough), Dorothy Jane, 77
With great sadness, the family announces the passing of
Dorothy Jane (Gough) Robbins of Antigonish, Nova Scotia on July 26,
2019 at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital,
Dorothy was born in Sydney, Cape Breton and raised in East
Dorothy taught in Grand Mira before moving to Montreal, where
she worked at CN Rail until having her daughters. She and her family
returned to Nova Scotia in 1976. Dorothy had a great sense of humour
and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was great with
children and babysat for family and friends over the years. She was an
avid reader and had volunteered to teach others to read in Each One
Teach One. Dorothy was a person of great faith. She was a member of
St. Andrew’s Parish and was known for her prayers for
others. Dorothy will be remembered for her laugh and wonderful smile.
We, the family, would like to thank the staff of the R.K. MacDonald
Nursing Home and the PCU doctors and staff at St. Martha’s
Hospital for the wonderful care Dorothy received.
She is survived by her children, Marjorie Ann Robbins (Chris
Worley Hixon), Los Angeles; and Barbara Ann Stegemann (Mike
Velemirovich), Halifax; grandchildren, Victor Stegemann and Ella
Webster; and her special friend, Jarvis Young. She leaves behind her
brother, Patrick Gough; and sisters, Viola (Ivan) Doncaster, Maureen
(Sonny) MacLeod, Cecilia (Peter) Rossetti, Theresa (Bernie) Janega,
Stella (Tony) MacPhee, Martha (Gary) Hood, Catherine (Doug) MacArthur,
and her 30 surviving nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, James Gough and Lavinia
(Hamlet) Gough; step-mother, Barbara (Doyle) Gough; brother, Jim
Gough; and her sisters-in-law, Theresa (MacIntyre) Gough and Angela
Visitation will be held on Sunday August 4 at 9:30 am
followed by a service at 10:30 am in the C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135
College Street, Antigonish. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery,
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Dorothy Jane Robbins 19412019..
Décès pour la Ville: Antigonish, Province: Nova Scotia