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Robert Joseph Duthie

December 2, 1931 - March 13, 2017


Robert Joseph Duthie passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital on Monday, March 13th at the age of 85 years.  Bob was born on December 2, 1931 in Fernie, BC to Bill and Anna Duthie.

Bob leaves behind his beloved sons; Rob (Leanne), Don (Sue) and  Tim (Rae) as well as his grandkids Marnie (Scott), Dawneen (Brad), Jen, Dacon (Sandy), Saulene (Mike), Casey, Christopher (Renee), Benjamin, and 7 great grand kids  Bob was predeceased by his loving wife of 54 years, Anne and sister, Lorraine.

Bob was an active member of the Lion’s Club for over four decades.  He played in many bands and shared his love of music.  He loved golfing, fishing, curling, bowling, gardening and tinkering in his shop, as well as enjoying time with family and friends.  Bob had an incredible sense of humor and volunteered endless hours at the Food Bank.  Special thanks to the doctors and staff of the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

A Service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Alliance Church. 

In lieu of flowers please support the local Lion’s Club at Box 225 Main Post Office, Cranbrook, BC  V1C 2N1.  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: Bruce and Sharon Coventry
Relation: Friends

Our deepest sympathy to Bob’s family. We were saddened to learn of his passing. We will always remember Bob for his kindness and wonderful sense of humor. We will be away on vacation on April 1st, but our thoughts will be with your family .

From: Pat & Wendy Tito
Relation: friends

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

From: Donna (Robertson) White
Relation: Friend

I send my sincerest sympathies to the entire family. We will have so many beautiful memories to cherish …….. lots of music and laughter and good fun! I am so happy I had the opportunity to “sing a few tunes” with dear Bob in June, 2016. (And I also have his CD to play!) He and Anne were dear dear friends. Take real good care.

From: Shelly Paradis
Relation: Friend

So sorry for your loss.Mr.Duthie was the greatest man .I use to love herring him sing and tell his joke when we would all camp .He is going to be missed by all.Sending ThoThoughts and Prayers to you .RIP Bob

From: Dave Haine
Relation: old neighbour / family friend

Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing, he was a neighbour when I was very young on 17th ave. and great to know at the Pulp Mill many years later. Rob, Don, Tim, Dacan and families sorry for your loss. Dave Haine, I will still be away when you have the service.

From: Rob & Cindy Stevely
Relation: I have known Bob since I was a kid.

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I’ve known Bob and his family since I was a kid. Lot’s of memories from the tire shop to the pulpmill.
Rob, Donnie, Tim and your families, we are thinking about you during this time of sorrow.

From: Ralph and Sherry Loberg
Relation: Friends

Condolences to all the family, a large hole left in all your lives. Remembering you at this difficult time, ♥️

From: Marguerite and Terry Burgess
Relation: neighbours on 17th Ave

Our thoughts and prayers go out to each one of you and your families in the passing of your Dad, Bob. Lots of lovely memories of Ann and Bob and all of you. Love Marguerite

From: Mel and Jackie Majewski
Relation: Friend

All our best to the family always liked seeing and talking to such a great man.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 1, 2017
Beginning at 11:00am

Cranbrook Alliance Church
1200 Kootenay St. N.
Cranbrook, BC Canada

1200 Kootenay St. N.
Cranbrook, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Lion’s Club

Box 225 Main Post Office

Cranbrook, BC  V1C 2N1

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