Obituary of Robert Vernon PORTLOCK

March 30, 1930 – Regina, Saskatchewan
May 23, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

Robert Portlock of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the age of 90 years.

Robert was born in Regina, Sask. on March 30, 1930.  He spent most of his life at the Bow Crest Nursing home where he was lovingly cared for by the wonderful staff, Dr. Catherine Heaton and Dr. Mark Addison.   He also enjoyed his visits and companionship with Peter, who became his best friend. Robert loved going to the Blackfoot diner to see the train, and to visit Tino at Market Mall where they had lunch.


Robert leaves behind his nephews and nieces, Brad Portlock, Barb Goettler, Darcey Thomas, and Donna Mae Thurston. Robert was predeceased by his brother Bill Portlock and sister Joyce Thomas.

There will be no service at this time. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Robert’s obituary at

Thank you to the staff of the Bow Crest Nursing Home, All About Seniors, and the McInnis and Holloway Funeral Home for all of your kindness and dedication.

In living memory of Robert Portlock, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6,   Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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