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The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, March 26, 2012
Rodger; Robert "Scottie"
Rodger, Robert "Scottie", 80, of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away
on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012, in the South Shore Regional Hospital,
Born in Largs Ayrshire, Scotland, he was a son of the late George and
Mary (Fraser) Rodger.
Scottie was Veteran of the Korean War, having served 25 years in the
Royal Canadian Navy, where his main job was running the boilers on the
ship. Retiring from the Navy in 1975, he moved to Liverpool to become
the maintenance man for the local school district, working there for
several years before finally going to work at the Queens Manor,
Liverpool, also in the maintenance department. He was a member of St.
Gregory's Catholic Church, Liverpool, the Admiral Desmond Piers Naval
Association and he was the current president of the Royal Canadian
Legion, Branch #38, Liverpool. Scotty recently received a Meritorious
Service Medal for outstanding service to the Royal Canadian Legion and
to the community. During his many years with the Legion Scottie enjoyed
going to the local schools to talk to the children about the importance
of Remembrance Day Activities. Over the years Scottie was very active
volunteering in the Liverpool Minor Hockey Association and he also spent
many seasons as the manager for the old Liverpool Schooners Fastball
Team. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
He is survived by his loving wife Margaret; daughter Heather (Terry)
Scotland, of East Preston; sons Graham (Barb), of Edmonton, Robert, of
Dartmouth; stepdaughter Bernadette (Mervin) Hartlen, of Milton; stepsons
Kevin (Tina) Whynott, Lee (Jane Ann) Whynot, both of Liverpool;
grandchildren, Colin, Corey, Craig, Carrie, Trish, Cody, Robbie, Ryan,
Eli, Jillian, Stephanie, Amanda, Ashley, Amber, Rachael, Ashley, Kale,
Darcy; great-grandchildren Kashton, Lily, Makayla, Kalia, Joshau,
MacKenzie, Maddison, Ellie, Ruthie, Sam, Tess, Trey, Issac, Alexia; his
1st wife Unamarie Rodger; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother George.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 26th, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. until
8:00 p.m., with a Royal Canadian Legion Service at 7:00 p.m., both from
Chandlers' Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Funeral Service will be held
Tuesday March 27th, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., from St. Gregory's Catholic
Church, Liverpool. Father Brian Murphy officiating. Burial will be in
the St. Gregory's Catholic Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Family
flowers only, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch
#38, Liverpool. Online condolences to the family may be made at