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Robert Cecil Collinson

May 22, 1919 - July 6, 2014


On the evening of Sunday, July 6, 2014, Robert “Cecil” Collinson passed away peacefully at the F. W. Green Memorial Home in Cranbrook at the age of 95 years.  Cecil was born on May 22, 1919 in Guisborough, Yorkshire, England to Robert and Margaret Collinson.

Cecil leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 73 years, Lillian; his daughter Deanna (Frank) and his son Alan (Sharon) as well as three grandsons; Tim (Cheryl), Jamie and Kevin and one granddaughter, Heather.  He also leaves behind three great grandchildren; Robbin, Tyrel and Timmy as well as many nieces and nephews.

Cecil was predeceased by his parents, his brother Ben (Pearl) and his twin brother Harold.

A Memorial Service will be held for Cecil on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook.  A private family interment will take place before the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the FW Green Memorial Home, 1700 – 4th St. S., Cranbrook, BC  V1C 6E1.  Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Campsall
Relation: Friends

Collinson Family
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care of each other through this difficult time.

Judy and Brad Campsall

From: Marilynne Ferguson
Relation: Long time family of Cranbrook and through mining.

Dear Lil and family,

Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Cecil was such a
happy all round great guy.

from Marilynne & family.

From: B C Government Retired Employees Association
Relation: Government Association

Deepest sympathy to Lil and family

From: Leone Lund (nee Clarke)
Relation: friend

My condolences Lil, Alan, Deanna and all your family – Cec was a wonderful person and I’m sure he will be dearly missed

From: Frances Allen
Relation: old friend

Dear Lillian, my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family at this sad time of Cecil’s passing. It was so wonderful that you had such a long and happy marriage and I know you have many great memories to sustain you. Blessings to all of you. Frances Allen

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
July 10, 2014
Beginning at 2:00pm

Mark Memorial Funeral Home
2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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