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Robert Charles Whorrall

Passed 08/09/2019

Obituary for Robert Charles Whorrall

Whorrall, Robert Charles, 75 years of age, Halifax, NS passed August 9th, 2019 – Robert “Bob” son from the late Lewis Charles Whorrall and Aspell
Kewley. Bob met his soulmate, Nancy A. Jones, when he was just 18 years old, dated for 3 years then married for 55 years. Bob proudly served his country in the Navy, then he bravely fought fires & saved lives for the Halifax Fire Department for 26 years, all while driving taxi for Casino. Bob loved to laugh & joke around while loving his family unconditionally, as they did him in return. His calm, gentle, brave, & kind demeanor will live on in fond memories of those who knew & loved him best.

Survived by his loving wife, Nancy A. Whorrall, adoring son & daughter, Robert L. Whorrall & Careen S. McNeil, & son in law, Kevin McNeil, &
daughter in law, Hayley Whorrall, 6 beautiful grandchildren who cherished their “Puppy,” Jessica Whorrall, Camryn McNeil, Noah Whorrall, Nicholas Whorrall, Charlee Anne Whorrall, & Grace Whorrall. Also survived by brothers, Doug & Allan Whorrall.

Bob requested in life not to have a funeral but rather for those who knew & cared for him to celebrate his life in their own special way.

In lieu of Flowers, cards, & sentiments please consider sending donations “In Memory of Robert C. Whorrall” to Leukemia & Lymphoma

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Nancy, condolences to you and your family. Holding you in our prayers and thoughts. Harold and Donna
- Donna Hopkinson
Hi Nancy and family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear BOB....I know how you loved him so. Hope all the wonderful memories for the past 50 years plus will help you through this very difficult time. When you're up to it...would love to see you. Xxoo. Mona
- Mona Sauriol
Nancy and Family, Mark and I are very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Losing a husband & Father is one of the hardest things as your life is forever changed. Sending lots of love and prayers to you all. Nancy I will call you soon for a coffee date xo
- Denise Manuel
Bob, for all the scary movies you rented for us to watch way too late on your big screen TV (the biggest I had ever seen), for all of the wood burning in your stove where we’d dry our mittens, for the skating rinks in the back yard, for the fun cleaning your cars (especially the sports cars), for every special telephone ring of Bob’s taxi service, for all you gigantic smiles, for Christmas mornings, staying over for supper, sleepovers every weekend and for always giving Careen and I free rain to all your tools and supplies to build camps from your garage....Bob, you will be missed for all this and so much more. You were a huge part of my childhood, a part of my upbringing and a part of who I am today. You and that smile will always be remembered. You have left an amazing legacy in your children and grandchildren, all of whom exhibit a special part of you. Nancy, I have been sending enormous love your way. This time is nothing but exceptional. Growing up with you as a second mom, I know how strong and fearless you can be. You set so many positive examples for us on how to get through our challenges. Know that I am carrying you in my heart, offering you all the strength and love I can. Tight hugs to you all. ❤️
- Cindy Wilson
My favorite memory is when, as a young firefighter I was stationed with Bob in Spryfield. A man brought his teenage son in to the station. The son had severely cut his hand on a tablesaw and was in obvious distress. As we waited for the ambulance Bob sat with the teenager and quietly spoke to him while checking his hand. It was amazing to see how his quiet and reassuring voice was able to calm and relax the young man. Nancy so sorry for your, and our loss.
- Terry Bourgeois
Dear Nancy, my heart goes out to you and your family in your time of sorrow. We had some great times back in the day. Trusting cherished memories, friends and loved ones will help you through this difficult time. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs, Christie
- Christie Spears
I’m so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We had so much fun together. Take comfort that he was loved by friends and family. My thoughts are with you and your family. Donna Gazdik
- Donna Gazdik
So sorry to hear of your loss
- Brent jones
Nancy, I have no words to express how my heart aches for your loss of dear Bob. Ted and I spoke of many good memories we shared with you and Bob. We are so saddened for your loss. Please pass along our sympathy to Rob, Careen and their families.
- Debby & Ted
We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Love Faye and Byron
- Faye & Byron
Nancy, Robert and Careen I was very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. My deepest condolences goes to you and all the family. Rest Easy Bob.
- Mary Zinck
Nancy and all the family we are so so sorry to hear of Bobs passing our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time love Bill and Stella Charlton God Bless
- Bill Charlton
Remembering the days gone by and the good times Nancy have no regrets the roles reversed and you were Bob's guardian Angel during his recent illness Sending Love and prayers
- Maureen Cyr
Remembering the old times and the many memories we have of Bob our thoughts are with you and Robbie and Carleen all our love Janet & Leonard
- Janet Barrett
Dear Nancy and family,So sad to hear of Bobs passing,death is never easy that is for sure,my heart goes out to you all,God Bless and take care
- Beverly Strople
Nancy ,and family .very sorry to hear of the passing of bob. when ever i had the chance to see bob he always had a smile and seemed so happy .the loss is a big one but keep all the memories in you'e heart God Bless Allie Elsie and Karen Macneil'
- allen macneil
So sorry on your loss, Nancy. You and your family are in our thoughts & prayers. Pat & Wally
- Pat Bowes
I am very sorry to hear of this sad news. My thoughts are with you all. Lorrie XO
- Lorrie McNeil

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