Donald Robert Dobson

January 10, 1944 - May 31, 2021

Funeral Details:

Beloved husband and best friend of Helen (nee Richardson), loving father of Taisha (Steve Twiss) and proudest Popa of Shayne and Emma.  He will be dearly missed by his sister Sue (Bob Bogardis).  Predeceased by his brother Roly and sister-in-law Kathy.  Much loved brother-in-law of Wayne and Margo Richardson, Linda and Ron Peever, Bernice and Ned Jones, Brian and Marion Richardson and Glen and Sharon Richardson.  He will forever be in the hearts of many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.  A kind and gentle soul who was profoundly proud of family, that meant the world to him.

A special thank you to all those that supported his care, Dr. Ng, Dr. Beshir, Dr. Verhaeghe and the kindness of the many nurses during this most difficult time.  A special thank you to Amber and Mary Ann at RVRHC - Cancer Palliative Care Unit for providing him comfort and compassion in his final moments.

Donations in his memory may be made to Mariposa House Hospice Orillia or a charity of your choice.

A Celebration of life to be held at a later date.  Online condolences and memories may be made at

"There are special people in our lives that never leave us after they are gone"

Peaceful Transition Simcoe


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  • Betty Byers
    Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Reply

    Taisha and family

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. May the days to come be filled with warm and loving memories. Betty Byers

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