It is with profound sadness that the family of the late Robert Douglas Pollard announces his passing from the North Haven Manor, Lewisporte NL on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at the age of 88 years.
Predeceased by his parents – Peter and Winnifred Pollard; grandson – Craig Burton; step-father – George Gillingham; step-mother – Annie Fudge; brothers – Hughie Pollard, Syd Gillingham, Allan Gillingham and Roy Gillingham; sisters – Blanche Burt (Jose), Ada Norman (Horace); parents-in-law – Eli and Georgina Regular.
Left with fond and loving memories are his wife of 67 years Phyllis Pollard; children - Scott Pollard (Patty), Vida Burton (Glenn), Kay Bungay (Glendon), Neville Pollard (Edna), Trixie Pollard; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; brother – Ralph Gillingham (Louise); sister – Grace Norman; sisters-in-law – Kathleen Gillingham and Kathleen Gillingham; many nieces, nephews and a large circle of extended family & friends.
Reverend Chris Mazhandu conducted the funeral service from Zion United Church and Cemetery, La Scie, NL, on Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Pallbearers were Neville Pollard, Trixie Pollard, Glenn Burton, Mike Jennings, Stephen Bungay, Glendon Bungay, Junior Ward and Draper Skiffington.
As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert's memory to the Zion United Church Cemetery Fund, La Scie NL.
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Mark Foster and Laurie Walker of Wimbleton's Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte NL.