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Lew Dobbie

April 5, 2017

Cremation has taken place.

Private family arrangements have been made.


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Lewis Robert Dobbie, of Mount Forest, passed away at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener on April 5th, 2017, in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Diane Dobbie. Proud Dad of Leah and her husband Greg Simpson of Burgessville and Jodi Dobbie and her partner Kim Murphy of Eden Mills. Loving Papa of Hannah and Aidan; one of his great joys was watching his grandchildren succeed in both horseback riding and hockey.  Also survived by his brother Tim Dobbie of Burlington and sisters-in-law Roberta Carr of Las Vegas and Patrice McKenzie of Bracebridge. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his “Uncle Jack”. Lew was proud to continue the family legacy with a successful career in the Hardware industry.  He was a life-long supporter of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and had a passion for harness racing.  He was a past member of the Burlington Golf and Country Club as well as past President of the Upper Burlington Optimist Club. Lew rejuvenated his passion for boating in later years and was a member of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron. Cremation has taken place and private family arrangements have been made. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated. Expressions of sympathy can be made through England Funeral Home Ltd., Mount Forest, ON 1-844-323-2631 or by visiting

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