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Stewart Russell Robertson

ROBERTSON, Stewart Russell - Beloved husband, father, brother and friend passed away peacefully Friday, June 1, 2018 at Stratford General Hospital. Born April 3, 1947 in Edinburgh, his family emigrated to Canada in 1949 and settled in Elora Ontario. Stewart moved to Stratford in 1970. He spent 41 seasons as a prop maker at the Stratford Festival. He had been an active member of Stratford, Perth, St. Marys, and New Hamburg Community Theatre Groups, Central United Church and Knox Presbyterian, the Stratford Skating Club and the Legion. An avid gardener, quilter, singer, cottager and lover of life, he was our energizer bunny, a jack of all trades and will be remembered for so many of his wonderful talents and gifts shared with generosity. He will be sadly missed by wife of 39 years Gail (nee Homersham) daughter Erin and son in law Ray Padilla, sisters Marj Martin, Joan (Brian) Aiken, Janet (John) Moynihan, sister-in-law Midge (Bob) Sprenger, brother in law Wally (Darlene) Homersham, nieces and nephews Nancy, Carol, Deann, Jason, Dan, Danny, Chris, Pat, Mike, his cottage family and his many wonderful friends. Predeceased by parents Florence (nee Colquhoun) and James and brother-in-law Gord Martin. Visitation with take place at Rutherford Cremation and Funeral Services, 804 Ontario St. Stratford, on Tuesday, June 5, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of life service will take place at Knox Presbyterian Church, 142 Ontario St, Stratford, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. As expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Stratford General Hospital. Online condolences at
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Posted by jane stratton (friend) On Friday, August 3, 2018
i met stewart a long time ago.i hadnt seen him for awhile.he told me the church was going to collapse with al the strattons at church and we were early.he pulled into the church parking lot and mom and i getting out of the car and yelled omg the strattons we must be told my friend i was a hard person to forget.well stewart believeme when i say this.YOU MY FRIEND ARE UNFORGETABLE!
Posted by Marilyn Soeder - Elliott (Former neighbour) On Tuesday, June 12, 2018
So sorry to learn of the passing of Stewart. My deepest sympathy to you Gail,Erin and her husband.

Sincerely, Marilyn (Soeder) Elliott - former neighbour

From the Raleigh Family
Posted by Sean Raleigh (Friend from church) On Thursday, June 7, 2018
We were shocked to hear about Stewart's sudden passing. His presence and personality shone brightly and he will be very much missed. Sean, Jenn, Sinead and Ailsa Raleigh
So sorry
Posted by Glennis/Glenn Keene (Friend) On Tuesday, June 5, 2018
We are in Branson and are so sorry to hear this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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