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Moira Robbins

Obituary | Moira Robbins

Moira grew up in Willunga, a small seaside town near Adelaide in South Australia, the younger sister of Tony and Brian Liddy.

An explorer ahead of her time, Moira’s travels took her to all corners of the world. After commencing her teaching career in Adelaide and Darwin, she boarded a boat for London, where she taught for a few years before her next post at a school run by the British Embassy in Lima, Peru.

Her adventures spanned Europe, North Africa and South America, making connections with countless people across the globe with her trademark charisma, warmth and flair. Her journey then took her to Calgary, where she was assigned to teach at a school at which her husband-to-be, Leo, was assistant principal.

After returning to Australia for a few years around the passing of her parents, Moira returned to Canada in 1974, and she and Leo were married that fall. Moira’s fascination with the world and her passion for people never diminished, as she poured her heart and soul into her children, her family and her community.

Moira’s legacy lives on not just through her family, but also the countless lives that she touched. She was truly a unique and unforgettable woman, who shall be missed dearly by many. She left us with so many gifts, including adventure and travel, kindness and a friendly wave to everyone, a laugh and a good party, a love for reading and education, community, cheering for the home team …

Moira is survived by her husband of 49 years, Leo Robbins; her children, Sarah, Michael (Terri) and Tim (Peter McMinn); her grandchildren, Peter, Hannah and Emily; and her brother Brian Liddy in Australia.

She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Anne Liddy, brother Tony and sister-in-law Pat. There were many family and friends that touched her life and went before her, and many that she leaves behind to miss her.

A memorial mass was held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Pincher Creek, Alta., on Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

An interment celebration will be held at a later date in Pincher Creek, Alta., and Willunga, South Australia.

 

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Suzanne Hul

Obituary | Suzanne Hul

Suzanne Hul of Pincher Creek passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at the age of 90. May she rest in peace.

Suzanne was born in Belgium and moved with her family to Canada, where they began ranching in Pincher Creek, Alta. Suzanne loved spending time with her friends and family, and taking care of her sheep on the farm.

Suzanne was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was very strong, an amazing cook, talented seamstress, successful farmer, and wonderful friend and peer.

Suzanne will be terribly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandson Chris, his wife Aleksandra, and their children Evelette and William of Pincher Creek, and by her granddaughter Amanda and her children Eady and Leela (a.k.a. Alex) of Lethbridge.

Her presence will be greatly missed by her siblings: her brother Hugo Meys, her sister Elisabeth Cracau and her brother Paul Meys.

Suzanne was predeceased by her daughter, Claudine Crook; her husband, Rafael Hul; her father, Marcellus Meys of Antwerp; and her mother, Antoinette Maria Muylle of Oudenburg.

A celebration of life will be held on April 7, 2024, at the Pincher Creek Legion, 691 Main St., Pincher Creek, Alta., from 1 to 4 p.m.

 

 

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