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Robert Frank Hopwood (1929 - 2006)

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Robert Frank Hopwood
Born in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
Son of [private father (unknown - unknown)] and [private mother (unknown - unknown)]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Father of [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canadamap
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Obituary for ROBERT WOOD Op [sic] HOPWOOD ROBERT FRANK QUEEN'S EMERITUS PROFFESOR OF HISTORY VETERAN OF THE KOREAN WAR

WITH DEEP SADNESS THE FAMILY ANNOUNCES ROBERT'S PASSING AT RIDEAUCREST HOME IN KINGSTON, NOVEMBER 9, 2006' AT THE AGE OF 77.DEVOTED HUSBAND TO JOLENE FOR 35 YEARS AND A WONDERFUL FATHER TO TOBIN , A GIFT TO BOTH LATE IN ROBERT'S LIFE. HE WAS BLESSED WITH THE LOVE AND AFFECTION OF HIS CHILDREN FROM HIS PREVIOS MARRIAGE TO SUSAN SYLVESTER, MICHAEL,PAGE(GREEN) AND KY. DESPITE THE ENORMOUS OBSTACLE OF DISTANCE THEY WERE WITH HIM THROUGH LIFE AND AT THE END. JOINING THEM IN THEIE SORROW ARE PARTNERS BETH, FRANK AND HUEII, AND GRANDCHILDREN KELLEN, BO, QUINN, NICOLE, CAITLYN, KEVIN, YAMUNA AND PREETA.GREATLY MISSED BY HIS SISTER BARBARA DOUGLAS AND BY DICK MEYER.HUSBAND TO ROBERT'S LATE SISTER LESLEY, AS WELL AS ALICE MEYER WALLACE , ALL WITH WHOM COUNTLESS HAPPY HOLIDAYS MOMENTS WERE SHARED.FONDLY REMEMBERED BY JOLENE"S SISTER DEBORAH BURNETT, AND BROTHER JOSEPH GOODIER( MARGARET) AND THEIR FAMILIES. AFTER RECEIVING HIS PHD. AT STANFORD IN 1964 ROBERT MOVED TO CANADA TO BEGIN HIS 30 YEAR CAREER TEACHING GERMAN HISTORY. HE TREASURED HIS ASSOCIATION WITH QUEEN'S AND HIS LIFE IN THE UNIQUE EDGEHILL NEIGHBOURHOOD. AN ATHLETIC GENTLEMAN, HE WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT SKING, BODY-SURFING, NOON-TIME BASKETBALL, AND HIS BELOVED RAPTORS.THOUGH HE WOULD RATHER BE WALKING THE DOG, OR READING , HE AFFABLY LABOURED, AS NEEDED , ON JOLENE'S ENDLESS GARDEN PROJECTS. TYPICAL OF HIS PRACTICAL NATURE, HE ADAPTED WITHOUT COMPLAINT TO THE SERIES OF HEALTH PROBLEMS THAT GREETED HIS RETIREMENT IN 1995.INCLUDING THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE OF ALZHEIMER'S. HIS GREAT SENSE OF HUMOUR WAS EVENTUALLY SILENCED BY HIS DETERIORATING CONDITION AND LOSS OF LANGUAGE, BUT HE CONTINUED TO EXPERINCE JOY BECAUSE OF THE LOVE AND CREATIVITY OF THE REMARKABLE STAFF AT BOTH THE HILDEGARDE CENTRE'S DAY PROGRAMME AT PROVIDENCE MANOR , AND RIDEAUCREST'S GARDEN WALK TERRACE ALZHEIIMER WING WHERE BOB HAS LIVED SINCE FERUARY.IF CONSIDERING MEMORIAL DONATIONS , SUPPORT FOR THESE PROGRAMMES WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED BY THE FAMILY. IN THE SPRING FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL BE INVITED TO CELEBRATE HIS LIFE BY GATHERING IN ROCKPORT, AN AREA BOB ADORED, AND WHERE JOLENE AND TOBIN NOW RESIDE.



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