DOREY – Robert E., “Bob”, 91, of Liverpool passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Simon E. and Sybil E. (Young) Dorey.
Bob was a veteran of the Second World War serving as a gunner for the Royal Canadian Army Corps protecting Halifax while on McNabb’s Island and St. John’s, NL and served for 3 and a half years overseas. He was a former employee of Bowater Mersey Paper Company, Brooklyn, Michelin Tire, Bridgewater and worked in the office of the local Imperial Oil Distribution Centre. Bob loved music, especially playing guitar and doing woodwork and carpentry; building his own home and doing masonry. He was a member of the Liverpool congregation of the Jehovah’s Witness.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years A. Bernice (Manthorne), his daughters Marilyn (Ivan) Huskins of Port Mouton, Maryann (Eric) Whynot of Liverpool, his sons Borden (Barb) of Mersey Point and Carl at home. His grandchildren Daniel and Jonathan Huskins, his sisters Florence Foster and Mildred Dorey, both of Liverpool, his brothers Gordon “Gus” (Ethel) of Liverpool and Vernon (Maxine) of Shelburne.
He was predeceased by his sister Pearl Anthony and his brother Arthur.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. At Bob’s request, there will be no funeral service. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Brenda and Ira Huskins
To Marilyn and Igan, we were so sorry to hear off your Dad’s passing. We send our condolences!!
Borden and Family
So sorry to hear about your Dad. You are in my thoughts.
Tammy (Stafford) Chymist
SUZANNE AND DALE VERGE
VERY SORRY TO HEAR OF BOB’S PASSING …HE WAS A GREAT MAN …ALSO GOOD TO SEE HIM ENJOY THE MUSIC SCENE …HE WILL BE MISSED ….OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME ,,,,
liz and conny
Bob was a wonderful man we give our condolences to the families.
Janet and George Fletcher
Dorey family: We were sorry to hear about Bob. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.
To all Bob’s family, my sincere condolences, so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing, he was a great man, loved by all. .
Walter and Sherri Miller
Marilyn and family:
We were so sorry to read of your Dad’s passing,our condolences to you all at this time.You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Kathy and Bernie Rumbolt
Dear Dorey family,
We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
Nellie (Levy) Crouse
Dear Bernice and Family,
I am sorry to learn of Bob’s passing. Sending my deepest sympathies at this sad time.
So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I really enjoyed the visits with him. He will be greatly missed by all.
I never really had the chance to say goodbye gramp,,so I guess I get to say it now,,it’s going to be hard walking in the house and not seeing you there,,You always used to say ” May the good lord take a liking to you Bobby”, well gramp I think he did,,he took a liking too you…i’ll miss you and love ya…Goodbye for now,gramp,i’ll c-ya later..
to the DOREY family;
sorry to hear of B0b’s passing; he will be missed on the music seen’
he was a nice man’
Kurt and Anne Sarty
To the Dorey Family: We are so very sorry to her of Bobby’s passing. He has been a great neighbour to lend a hand and a wise word. He will be missed.
So sorry to hear of your loss.
‘His love will light your way,
His memory will be with you forever’
Ernie & Barb
To Marilyn & Ivan, Borden & Barb., Carl, Jonathan & Danielle
Marilyn I was so sad to hear the passing of your Dad, Hope everyone is doing well. He sure was a giving man. Our condolence to everyone at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Aunt Bernice, Maryann, Marilyn, Carl & Borden and families: So saddened to hear of Uncle Bobby”s passing. He was a wonderful man. He always had a smile and words of wisdom for every one he met .We know how very sad you must all be at this difficult time. Sometimes life takes our loved ones too soon but Uncle Bobby lived a full and happy life.You’ll always have him safe in your hearts. Hold on too the great memories and with family and friends you’ll get through this difficult time. Love Aunt Florence, Aunt Billie, Sybil, Bonnie, Susan, Peter and Michael and families. xo
Shelley & Kempton
Borden & Bar, Marilyn & Ivan and the whole Family
We are so sorry to hear about your Dad-such a nice man.
You’re all in our thoughts and prayers…
dave and tammy leblanc
we are sending our sympathy to the family and friends
Sterling and Judy Smith
Ivan and Marilyn, and the Dorey Family
Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Dear Carl , Maryann & Bernice
Someday you will get to see your loved ones again . This is made possible through our father Jehovah God . May this knowledge help ease your sadness ♥
Wanda J Horton
Dot & Fred
we are so very sorry for your loss hugs to all
Susan and Peter Truelove
To the Dorey Family: Please accept our most sincere thoughts of sympathy. It is very difficult to say good bye to our loved ones. May you take some comfort in knowing so many share in your loss. Treasure the memories you will always have in your hearts of a very kind and gentle man whose soul has now been turned over to God. Thinking of you all.
Susan and Peter Truelove and family
To all the Dorey family,especially my dear friends Borden and Barb…I’m so sorry for the loss of your Dad (and husband)….You will replay all his wonderful times with you over and over in your minds for years to come- those memories will comfort you,and give you peace,after the pain dulls abit…my thoughts and prayers are with you…<3
so sorry to hear about Bob…
I always remember him up at my nan and bump’s house, when I was a young girl, when him, and pearl, and billy, bump, and probably more, would get together and play their old music. I will miss him, and remember my fond memories of and with him.
Gordon & Wendy MacAdams
Marilyn, Ivan & family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts, and take care of each other.
Janet &Tony Anthony
To all the Dorey Family we r so sorry for your loss! He was a wonderful Man full of life n jokes to the end! We will miss him n our prayers r with you all as we know the loss of a Parent, Brother Grandfather or Uncle is one of the hardest things your heart will ever deal with! Know he was loved n his memory will always be with us! Love Janet n Tony Anthony
Joan and Larry Weagle
Our thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends.
Linda (Johnson) Gapski
To Marilyn and Maryann sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Haven’t seen you ladies since we attended school together but thought of you kindly when I saw his passing.
Shelley & Kempton
Borden & Barb, Marilyn & Ivan and Family
We are so sorry to hear about your Dad. He was such a nice man. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers
To Bernice & family, so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a soft spoken & kind Man. May God give you all, the comfort you need to get through the dark valley.
Eddie and Evie
To the family sorry to hear about your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you all,
My condolences to the family. I will keep you in my prayers.
We will keep our fond memories of music shared with Bob over the years. Junior always playing music with Bob. Our thoughts are with your family.
Thinking of you and your husband.
Tupper and Linda Willett
Borden& Barb, Marilyn& Ivan,
So sorry to hear of your Dads passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Dear Borden and family,
Sorry for your loss,my friend.It makes for difficult times when you lose a loved one.
Take care: with our sincere sympathies Paul and Cathleen.
Shirley Slauenwhite, Agatha Jennings & Families
So sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
I would like to extend heartfelt sympathy to the family of the late Robert Dorey.
I am very saddened to hear of your loss. My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you at this time,
With deepest Sympathy,
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
Duane and Sheila Porter
Dear Bernice and Carl
So so sorry to hear of the passing away of Bob…. Hold on to your memories and have faith in knowing he will only be a sleep a short time. .. He is in Jehovah’s memory.
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Dear Bernice and family
I am sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a great person to visit and always had such a sense of humor to share.He will be missed.
With sympathy to you and family