Maurice Howard "Robin" Monk

March 13, 2015 2 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

Maurice Howard “Robin” Monk passed away peacefully on March 6, 2015 at the age of 77.

Robin was born on September 14, 1937 in Worcester, England to Maurice and Kate Monk. He married Jennifer Robilliard in 1958. Robin drove trucks and buses in England before he and Jennifer immigrated to Canada with their three young daughters in 1968. After moving to Canada, the Monk’s welcomed a fourth daughter. Robin continued to drive buses and trucks until starting his own shuttle service in Stony Plain, AB. Robin is survived by his wife Jennifer; daughters, Sally (Jim) Meharg, Dawn (Terry) Piggott, Rose (Vern) McAllister, and Brenda Funk; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous family and friends in Canada and England. He is predeceased by his parents, Maurice and Kate Monk; brother, Bill Monk; son-in-law, Clint Funk; and other family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on a future date to be determined by the family. For more details or to send condolences, please email or message to

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association.

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  1. sorry for your loss, robin was a wonderful man and he especially made my life easier after my accident. His sense of humour and caring was truly heart warming.

  2. Jenny and family;
    Wishing you comfort and courage and healing.
    I will cherish my memories of the rides with Robin it was a pleasure to go every week with Landlubbers. Robin was always so good to me RIP my friend!

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