Robert James McCUBBIN

McCUBBIN, Robert James

Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15, 2008.

Lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years , Doreen (Dodie); sons Rod

(Carol), Bruce, Craig (Catherine), daughter Wendy (Don), niece Stephanie (David), and nephew Monty.

Fondly remembered by many family, friends and former colleagues.

Grandpa will be missed by grandchildren Amanda, Stuart, Kevin, Ryan, Brandon, Isabelle, Emily, and great-granddaughter Emma.

Bob was born in South Vancouver on May 4, 1923, the youngest of 4

children. A WW2 Army Veteran, Bob served overseas and attained the rank of C.Sgt Major (1st Cl. Technical Trades). He returned to Vancouver in 1946 where he met Dodie and they married in 1948. After graduating from UBC in 1952 with a BASc, he spent 2 years teaching high school in Powell River. In 1954, Bob and Dodie relocated to Langley. Bob was a teacher and administrator at many Langley schools during his long career. He received his Masters of Educational Administration in 1970 from the University of Alberta. In 1968 he became Principal of Fort Langley Jr. Secondary School and

remained there until his retirement in 1982.

Bob was an active member of the Langley Lions Club, and was also involved in several Masonic organizations, including Eureka Lodge in Langley, Royal Arch Semiahmoo Chapter, Zarthon, Mount Slesse, Royal City Conclave, Gizeh Temple Shrine, and Job’s Daughters.

After retirement, Bob and Dodie

enjoyed many trips both near and far, and always enjoyed the cabin at Green Lake.

Thank you to Drs. Coulter and O’Brien for your care over the years, and to DVA, Fraser Health Home Support, LMH Emergency staff and Nurse

Sarah for your help and kindness.

Special thanks to Don Hunter for 53 years of friendship and support.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 10 at 11 am at St.

Andrews Anglican Church, 20955 Old Yale Road, Langley.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in the memory of Bob may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or

Diabetes Research.


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