DOBSON, Albert - April 19, 1925 - April 30, 2014 It is with great sadness that the family of Albert announces his peaceful passing in St. Catharines on April 30, 2014 at age 89. Born in Belsay, England, son of Sydney and Annie Dobson. Beloved husband of Phyllis Dobson (Shallhorn, nee Gosling), predeceased by wife Evelyn (nee Robinson). Loving father of Chris (Bonnie) of Sebringville; Ken (Alison) of Newmarket; Patricia of Bath, England; Margaret (Dino) of St. Catharines and David of Toronto. Grandfather of Matt, Amanda, Michael; Sara, Jake; Kelly, Kevin, Jesi; Chris (Rachel), Leah and Nicole. Great-grandfather to Jacob, Olive, Trent and Jayce. Step-father of Steve (Christine) of Toronto; Sue (Joe) of Burlington; Nancy (Paul) of St. Catharines; Eric (Jennifer) of Toronto. Step-grandfather of Allison (Romley), Jennifer; Brad, Jessica (Mike); Gary, Rachel, Natalie; and Michael. After emigrating from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Montreal in 1952, Albert started his long and successful career as mechanical engineer with Montreal Engineering (Monenco). While rising through the ranks, Albert enjoyed travelling around the world and working with many different countries and then in the early seventies, returned to the UK to become Managing Director of Monenco Overseas, based in Bristol. Albert returned to Canada in the late seventies and spent some time in Oakville before settling in the St. Catharines area. Although he spent many years travelling, Albert remained a longtime Newcastle United fan. Albert will be sadly missed by his extended family and many friends. Family and friends will be received at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street, St. Catharines (905-684-6346) on Monday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at which time a Memorial Service will be celebrated in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the
would be appreciated. Online tributes may be made at www.hulseandenglish.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on May 3, 2014