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Robar; Rupert Porter

Posted By Obits On August 25, 2013 @ 9:38 am In Obituaries | 32 Comments


Robar, Rupert Porter, 80, of Buckfield, Queens County, passed away on Saturday, August 24th, 2013, at Harbour View Haven, Lunenburg.

Born in Buckfield, he was a son of the late Henry “Harry” and Elizabeth “Lizzy” (Joudrey) Robar.

He drove a school bus for 32 years while also working as a mechanic and a truck driver for Harry Freeman and Son Saw Mill. Rupert loved to fish and could often be found fishing his favorite spots on the Medway River.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Sandra; daughter Wanda (Leonard) Amero, of Caledonia; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sister Annie Backman, of Harbour View Haven, Lunenburg; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son Eugene “Barney”, sisters Florence in infancy, Elsie; brothers Clifton, Warren and Frederick.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, from 7-9 p.m., and a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 29th, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., all from Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Reverend Wade Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Buckfield Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Greenfield Fire Department, Alzheimer’s Society of Canada or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com




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Condolence from Helen Lilly on August 25th, 2013 5:18 pm

Dear Sandi,Wanda and Family:
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this most difficult time.

Condolence from Gary & Cavell Nowe on August 26th, 2013 3:58 am

Sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Danny, Angie, Jess & Alex Westhaver on August 26th, 2013 4:59 am

We are so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers from our family to yours at this sad time

Condolence from Tammy & Kevin Nickerson on August 26th, 2013 5:03 am

So sorry for you loss.I am sure that mom and dad were there to welcome Rupert with open arms. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

Condolence from Vida Mckinnon on August 26th, 2013 6:36 am

So sorry to hear of your loss Sandra my thoughts will be with you in your time of sorrow….

Condolence from Jill I. Maw (formerly Lannon/Baxter) on August 26th, 2013 6:59 am

My dear Sandi,

I am so sorry for all you are having to deal with at this time. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Kevin and Marsha Freeman on August 26th, 2013 7:53 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Sorry we can’t be there to share in the celebration of his life. I am sure Marie is waiting to share some of their good times in the post office from the years they spent together. Will see you when we get home. Take care and hold tight to the memories!

Condolence from Theresa Langille on August 26th, 2013 10:01 am

Sandy I am so sorry to hear of Ruperts passing .I will never forget the loving strong man that picked me up over the fence to see his cattle and his big hands picking up the baby kittens to show me .Most of all I will remember the beautiful kind loving heart he had.My wishes of healing and love are sent to you and the rest of your family at this very sad time , Love Theresa

Condolence from sylvia forbes- on August 26th, 2013 10:44 am

so sorry for your loss Sandra;

Condolence from Donna & Kim Crouse on August 26th, 2013 11:04 am

So sorry to hear,thoughts and prayers are with you all .

Condolence from Wendy Snook on August 26th, 2013 12:59 pm

Dear Sandy,My prayers are with you and your family.May your many fond memories of Rupert give you some comfort over the next little while…Take one day at a time….

Condolence from Ann Smith on August 26th, 2013 1:30 pm

So sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. I fondly remember him driving the bus during my three years teaching in Greenfield. He was always so kind and caring. My thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Ken and Jean Meisner, Lower Sackville on August 26th, 2013 3:32 pm


We were sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

Condolence from Belinda & Derrick Thompson on August 27th, 2013 2:30 am

Sorry to hear the sad news of Rupert’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all.

Condolence from Mark/Barbara MacDonald on August 27th, 2013 5:09 am

Sorry to hear of Ruperts / Fathers passing. Its hard to lose a loved one. Our hearts go out to you all. All the best in the days ahead.

Condolence from Betty (Marryatt) & Paul Densmore on August 27th, 2013 5:46 am

Sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved Rupert. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Pat Ramey-Zinck on August 27th, 2013 8:01 am

You are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Rupert will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Condolence from Darlene and Jennifer Knox on August 27th, 2013 1:35 pm

So sorry to hear of your recent loss Sandra and family. Rupert was well known for his fishing and he fished many a day with Victor.I remember all the stories he’d come home with that Rupert would tell.Thinking of you all at this very hard time. Jen and I send hugs and prayers your way today and the days ahead.xoxo

Condolence from MaryAnn Faulkner-Oldham on August 27th, 2013 5:17 pm

So sorry to here that Rupert has passed, my thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Sheila Porter on August 28th, 2013 3:01 am

Dear Sandy

it is with great sadness i read Rupert’s obituary… my sincere sympathy. I know you have many good memories, so hold on to those. He will certainly be missed. Hugs to you.

Condolence from Sheila Porter on August 28th, 2013 3:04 am

Dear Wanda

My sincere sympathy on the loss of your dad. He was a great man and I am sure you will miss him greatly. Hugs to you and your family.


Condolence from Mike & Tina Joudrey on August 28th, 2013 8:25 am

So sorry to hear about Ruperts passing, our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Condolence from Frank & Mary Ann Cameron on August 28th, 2013 8:25 am

Sandy & Family
Our Deepest Sympathy at Your Loss.

Frank & Mary Ann

Condolence from Carolyn Hudson (Henley) on August 28th, 2013 5:21 pm

I had been away and didnt hear about Rupert until tonight at choir
practice. My condolences to Sandra and her family. He will be missed by so many family & friends.

Condolence from Dawn Chiasson on August 29th, 2013 10:28 am

Dear Wanda and family, thinking of you during this difficult time.

Condolence from Guy & Terry on August 29th, 2013 11:28 am

So sorry about Rupert’s passing.
Our deepest sympathy.

Condolence from Ken and Mary Corbett (McAdoo) on August 29th, 2013 12:56 pm

Dear Sandy and family,
So sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We have lots of good memories spent at your farm and when the children were so young.. Love to all..

Condolence from JACK& NANCY HATT on August 29th, 2013 5:24 pm

So sorry hearing of Rupert .s passing. .Thinking of you at this difficult time

Condolence from Shirley Sturk on August 30th, 2013 11:23 am

Dear Wanda and Sandra;
We were so sorry to hear of Rupert’s death.
So glad to hear that you and Leonard were there to help and support you’re mom.
The Robars were such a lovely couple.
Edmund passed away a year and a half ago and we still miss him so much.

Stay well and God Bless.

Shirley Sturk and family

Condolence from Era B. on August 31st, 2013 12:43 am

My deep condolences and sympathy to the family of Rupert. May the God of comfort strengthen you. In God’s time, you will all be able to echo Job’s words addressed to the Creator: “You will call, and I myself shall answer you.” Praise be to Jehovah, who yearns to bring back to life all those who are in his memory!—Job 14:15.

Condolence from Donna Peverill on September 2nd, 2013 9:27 am

Sandra and Wanda,
I am so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. When I look at his picture it brings back many memories of climbing up the bus steps to meet his friendly smile and good morning greeting. It was a great way to start the day. Whenever I visited your house he was always the same welcoming person. Hugs to you all as you go through this difficult time.

Condolence from Gloria Turner on September 8th, 2013 6:01 am

Sandra, I am so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. I just found out today, Sept. 8th. I hope you are feeling better too after your lengthy stay in the hospital. May God bless and keep you in this time of sorrow.

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