Roberta “Bobby” Gutwin
of Balfour and formerly of Nelson passed away peacefully on August 29, 2011 at the Arrow Lakes Hospital, Nakusp, BC. Bobby was born in Swift Current, SK on June 13, 1948.
She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Denis Gutwin, her father, John Philp of Fruitvale, BC, her children, son Robert (Susan) Gutwin of Ottawa, ON, daughter ScottieAnne (Dustin) Hoffman of Nakusp, BC, sister Lesle (Shash)Prasad, brothers Terry(Marlene) Philp, Peter(Ronda)Philp, sister in law Sandra Philp, and many nieces, nephews, and cherished friends. Bobby had four grandchildren whom she adored, Katie, Brennan, Kyle, and Samantha.
Bobby is predeceased by her mother Scottie, and her brother Tim.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr P. Malpass, Dr S. Moola, BC Ambulance service, KLH third floor nurses, Dave Scanlon, Liz Edwards, Paul Moffitt, and a very special thank you to Dr J. Noiles and to Annette and Cheryl in the chemo room, you ladies are the best.
A memorial service will be held Friday September2, 2011 at 1pm, Balfour Evangelical Covenant Church, 7741 Upper Balfour Road, Balfour, BC
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in Bobby’s memory.
Funeral directions are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.
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