Richard  Robertson

Obituary of Richard B. Robertson

ROBERTSON – Richard B.


Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Stedman Community Hospice on Wednesday March 2, 2022, at the age of 94 years. Loving husband of Eleanor for 73 years. Cherished father of Judy Alford (John), Barbara Plant and Richard (Debbie). Adored granddad of Mike Alford (Tarah), Matt Alford (Amy), Mark Plant (Julie) and Scott Plant (Jill) and Sam Benadiba (Yura), Brittany Lombardo (Dave) and Emily Robertson (Chris). Doting great granddad of Madisen, Lauren, Jackson, Peyton, Claire, Taylor, Caleb, Charleigh, Marcus and Holden. Survived by his sister Peggy Shaver and by sisters in law, Lorna Frick and Beth Vanderloos. Richard will be forever remembered by his many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. He was a longtime member of Fairview United Church and Brant County Men’s Probus Group. Richard was the proud owner of the original Robbie’s Pizza (first in Brantford, est. 1961). A heartfelt thank you to Dr, Dann Dickson, Dr. John Hadley and Dr. Brian Lee and the Oncology Dept. at the BGH as well as the Stedman Community Hospice out-reach, PSW’s, Nurses and volunteers for all of the love and care shown to Richard; as well as Barb Dix for her prayers, care and compassion. Friends will be received at the McCleister Funeral Home, 495 Park Road N. Brantford on Friday March 11, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday March 12, 2022 at 11 am. In keeping with Covid-19 protocol face coverings and social distancing are mandatory.  Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Richard to the Stedman Community Hospice. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

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