• Robert Dennis Temple

    May 12, 2023
  • Our beloved Robert Dennis Temple passed peacefully away at his home surrounded by his beloved family on Thursday, May 11th 2023 at 1:38 am after a courageous battle with cancer.


    Predeceased by his mother Doris Temple, mother-in-law and father-in-law Cyril and Evelyn Smith, brother-in-laws: Kevin Smith, Wallace Smith, Roy Anderson and sister-in-law Bernice Anderson.


    Lovingly remembered and forever missed by his wife and best friend of 46 years Velma, son Greg, daughter Rhonda and his two precious grandchildren Owen and Adam who were the light of his life.  His father Clement Temple, sisters: Christine, Janice, Lois (Rick), Judy (Keith), brothers: Roger (Cathy), Wesley (Wanda) and Jody (Nora). Also remembered by brother-in-laws: Chesley (Dorcas), David (Lydia), Roy (Hillary), sister-in-laws: Irene (Don), Kathleen (Wayne), Betty (Austin) , Beverly (Tony) as well as a large number of nieces, nephews and close friends especially his life long friends Ben White, Randy Whitten and Keith Pretty.


    The family would like to thank Dr. Rorke and all the staff at the Dr. H Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. A special thanks to the community health nurse Robyn Alcock for her exceptional care and support.


    Bob was an honest, gentle man who enjoyed the simple pleasures in life. He had two great loves, his family and the Toronto Maple Leafs.


    Bob we love you and we will always carry you in our hearts.


    Cremation has taken place and a visitation will occur on Monday, May 15th between 2-4 and 7-9 at the Good Shepherd Church in Norman’s Cove.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 16th at 2 pm at the Good Shepherd Church, with interment to follow at Anglican cemetery Norman’s Cove.


    Donations in memory of Robert can be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association of NL.


    As the sun rays fall upon my face, I feel you in my heart.

    Your light will always fill my soul, we’ll never be apart.


    So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time.


    Velma and family I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Thinking of you alwys. Love Mick


    Rhonda so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved dad. Thinking of you, Owen, Adam and your family during this difficult time. 🙏