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James Stewart Robertson

James Stewart Robertson

Friday, April 30th, 1937 - Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Robertson, James Stewart B.A., LL.B.

Of Brighton, passed away peacefully at Belleville General Hospital on July 20, 2019 in his 83rd year. Born in London, Ontario, son of the late Catherine and Gordon Robertson. Beloved partner of 33 years to Joyce Frost (nee Anderson). Loving father of Jennifer Robertson (Pat), Martha McLean (Paul), and Struan Robertson (Danielle). Dear grandfather to James and Sarah McLean, Martin and Catherine Robertson. Stew will be dearly missed by Joyce’s family Stephen Frost (his daughter Danna Hull, her spouse Mike and children Britton and Clara) and Nancy Graham (Rob and sons Tyler and Josh). Survived by sisters Anne Boyle, Beth MacKinnon, predeceased by sister Mary Mulhall. Uncle Stew to the Boyle, Mulhall and Clarke children. Raised in Belleville, Stew was a graduate of Queen’s University and Osgoode Hall Law School. He was a Barrister and Solicitor beginning practice in Thunder Bay and Geraldton, Ontario, before returning to Belleville, eventually moving his full practice to Trenton where he practiced with Joyce at his side until his retirement in 2014. A Celebration of Stew’s Life will be held from 4-7 pm August 23rd, 2019, at Trent Port Marina, 15 Creswell Drive, Trenton, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made in Stew’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family wishes to thank the staff of the QHC Belleville General Hospital’s Stroke and Rehabilitation Floor and the Palliative Care Team for their kind and compassionate care provided for Stew. Arrangements in the care of the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Ave., Belleville (613-968-5588). For online condolences, please visit www.rushnellfamilyservices.com
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  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, August 23rd, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Friday, August 23rd, 2019 4:00pm
    Trent Port Marina
    15 Creswell Drive
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    4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

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Dorothy Yon

Posted at 09:01am
My dear Joyce,
My very deepest sympathy for the loss of Stewart. I am thinking of you at this difficult time and keeping you in my heart as always. Dorothy Yon.

Carol Merrill

Posted at 12:35pm
Mom and I are deeply saddened by the passing of Stu. We worked many, many years with him during his practice with Real Estate and he we be surely missed. Our condolences to Joyce and all of the family. Marie and Carol Merrill

Sandy LeBlanc

Posted at 09:42am
Hi Joyce and Robertson Family: Stu was such an inspiration to me and my family for quite a few years before his retirement and we loved him. He and Joyce were always to easy to be with. Thanks, Sandy LeBlanc, Peter Rainford and our family.

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