CUMMINS, Robert “Bob” John


Bob passed away peacefully at the age of 83 years. He is survived by his best friend and wife of 54 years Nellie, his loving daughters: Melinda (Kyla) and Sharon (Bobby); Cherished Poppa of: Deanna, Jamie, Jordan, Abby as well as his brother Doug (Joan).

 He was predeceased by his parents, John and Elizabeth Cummins; brother Mickey and sister Mary.

Bob and Nellie met in the summer of ’59 in Grand Falls, NFLD and started their journey together. They were married in 1962 and moved to Labrador City in 1963, where they stayed until they moved to Grande Cache, Alberta in 1974 with both of their children. They called Grande Cache home until he retired in 1995.

In 1997, they moved to Spruce Grove to enjoy their retirement close to their children and grandchildren. They spent the next 15 years dividing their time between summers in Spruce Grove and their winters in Casa Grande, Arizona.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. from Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 200 Boundary Road, Spruce Grove, Alberta.

 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Bob’s name at

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200 Boundary Road, Spruce Grove, AB, CA

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Marilyn and Munden Hiscock

Cousin Nellie and family, please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your loved one. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
God bless you all and lean on each other… take care.
RIP Bob..

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nellie, melind and sharon sad tohear the passing of my brother,glad to have the memories of our last holiday together, lots of fun and laughter. Thinking of all of you during this verysad time. Which Joan and I could be there with you. Love and prayers. RIP Bob.

Bonnetta and Wes organ

So sorry to for your loss. For us especially me I have so many wonderful memories of Grande Cache Days with Nellie and Bob.
I will always remember with love.
Our condolences to the family.

Linda Taylor

Nellie, you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. our sincere condolences to you all.

Wayne & Verna Sheppard

So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Sharon A MacDonald

“no one dies as long as there is someone left to remember them …. when there is no one left to remember …. it means you are altogether” — my thoughts and prayers are with you Nellie and your family — love, hugs and sunshine my friend — Sharon and Al

Willard and Fay Lawrence

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We have so many great memories of the times we spent together in Grande Cache. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time.

Lynda Clayton

Nellie, I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. My thoughts are with you and the family. I have so many good memories of Bob, you and the camping trips we all went on.

Willie Ferguson

Special prayers for all of you at this time. Stay strong and remember the good times. Hugs Willie

Loretta and Nelson

So sorry to hear of Bobs passing,,thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time…R.I.P. Bob…

Jeffrey and Deanna Dicks

So sorry to hear of Bobs passing,,,thinking of you all at this difficult time…love Jeff and Deanna…

Mary Cantwell

My sincere condolence to you Nellie and the whole family, remember cherished memories they will get you through these difficult times and days ahead. He will be remembered by many and not forgotten. Hugs and prayers.

Beth Paananen

Dearest Nellie and your family please accept Terry and my deepest sympathy our prayers and thoughts are with you during this very difficult time . I will never forget all the wonderful memories we made together ❤️❤️

Renee Evans

Sending condolences to Aunt Nellie, cousins Melinda (Kyla), Sharon (Bobby), on the passing of Uncle Bob. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Hugs to you all. Rest In Peace dear Uncle!

Francine & Danny DesRoches

Sending our sincere condolences Nellie and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hugs, Francine and Danny.

Deirdre Goudriaan

Nellie, Melinda, Sharon and your families,
May I express my deepest condolences on the loss of your husband and father. When one grieves, it means the loss of a life that has had deep meaning.
Hugs to all and may time heal your sorrow.
Deirdre Goudriaan

Christine McCarthy-Reddy

Nellie, so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. My condolences to you and the girls xo

Cathy Sharpe

Dearest Uncle Bob
Until we meet again
Fly with the Angels your Mom, Dad, Brother and Big Sister
Cause you are in your resting place
Looking down on the rest of us
I will carrying all the fond memories
close to my heart.
Love from your niece Cassie xxoo
and family Ed, Melinda, JohnFrancis

Michelle and Luc Castonguay

Sincere condolences to all of you on Uncle Bobs passing. No more suffering for him. He is now at peace. RIP Uncle Bob. Xxoo

Jacqueline White

My dear Uncle Bob,
U ntil we meet again, I will miss you
N ow you are with your mom, dad, brother and big sister
C ause you are in your resting place now
L ooking down on the rest of us
E veryday will be empty, but memories of all the fun and laughter we shared, will be forever in my heart
Love from your niece Jacqueline xo
And husband Les, daughters Angeline and Leslie

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