Robert Currie

Obituary of Robert Darrell Currie

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Born in Halifax May 14, 1947, Robert Darrell Currie passed away peacefully after a brief illness January 26, 2024, Son of Raymond Douglas and Mary Catherine Currie. A devoted father and grandfather, Robert loved sharing stories, eager to offer words of wisdom and enthusiasm to all. He was also available for his friends and family to help with any challenges they faced. He was a handyman and carpenter keen to volunteer his time and creative skills on projects large or small. Robert was a life-long collector of quirky items and had a tale for each oddity. He found humour in most situations and as one niece reminisced, “all children should have the good fortune of having a person like Robert in their lives”. Robert is survived by son Kendall James Robert Currie, daughters Kathryn Elaine Walker and Carol-Jo Anne Coyle; sisters: Maureen Shapter (Robert Shapter), Reynalda Boyd (Tim Boyd), Adele Currie, Andrea (Gerald Power) Trask, Elizabeth Currie (Robert Grant); Grandchildren: James Douglas Currie, Natalie Cecilia Coyle, Christopher James Coyle and William Andrew Coyle, Colby James Walker, Robin Elizabeth Currie, Mackenzie Michael Walker, Lily Currie. Great Grand child: Presley Andrea Coyle; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his many friends, special thanks to close friends Charles Brown, Karen Livingston and Elizabeth Hopkins for their unwavering support over the past several months. Predeceased by his parents Raymond and Catherine Currie: brothers Douglas and Joseph; sisters: Camille (Currie) Murphy and Lenore Currie. In lieu of Flowers: donations to Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Songs for a Winters Night The smoke is rising in the shadows overhead My glass is almost empty I read again between the lines upon the page The words of love you sent me - Gordon Lightfoot