In Loving Memory Of
Lilia ‘’Lil’’ Robinson (born Bourgeois)
1926 – 2022


Moncton, NB- Mrs. Lilia “Lil” Robinson, 96, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the McNair Manor, Moncton, NB. Born in St-Paul-de-Kent, NB, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert Bourgeois and the late Flora Cormier.

Lil will be dearly missed by her son, Reg Robinson (Stella) of Lower Coverdale; five daughters, Linda Robinson of Dartmouth, NS, Jeanette Scruggs (Don) of North Carolina, Connie Blacklock (Rae) of Moncton, Sue Cassidy (Mike) of California and Pauline McManus of Moncton; her sister, Bernice Deveau (Delphin) of Moncton; eleven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Lil was predeceased by her parents, three brothers, Yvon, Romeo, and Delphis; as well as her sister, Irene.

As a young business woman in the late 1940s, Lil was ahead of her time. To her family and friends, she was a bright light. Lil was full of fun and never met a stranger.

 The Celebration of Lil’s life will be held at Passage-Chartersville Funeral Chapel of Dieppe, on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022, at 11am.  Visitation and refreshments will follow the service.

If considering donations, please consider the IWK Foundation.

The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at:

Arrangements under the professional care of

Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center,

363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB

(506) 857-1901

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  1. Truly sorry to all the families. I remember her well and how fun and full of energy she was.

    Borden was never the same when she left.

  2. Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your loved one. We remember Lil well from her Borden days.

  3. To all of Lils children my deepest sympathy . Your mom was very special to me . She was my first boss aqua terminal . In growing up in Borden and going to church and rink I cherish every memory of your mom . She was indeed one of my favourite human beings RIP my friend

  4. We will surley miss all the fun times with Lil at my Mothers home and all the laughs and great memories she has left behind, she was one of a kind. She had a lot of health issues to deal with and always confronted them with such determination. To all her family our memories of your Mother will live with us forever, our deepest condolences to you all.

  5. work with lil om borden ferries for years, sorry for your lost

  6. I remember Lil when I was a young girl growing up in Borden .She was a lovely lady who we all looked up to. So sorry for the loss of your mother 💕

  7. My condolences to the family. I remember Lil well from my early years in Borden. She always did my grandmother’s hair.
    I always found her pleasant and always with a ready smile.
    Mike Rodgers

  8. My condolences to the family. I have many fond memories of Lil being at my house when I was growing up In Borden-Carleton. She was a wonderful friend to my parents, Art and Kay Paynter. Dad passed away in 1999 and Mom in 2018. There was always lots of laughter and teasing. Lil was a wonderful, kind ,fun person and I’m sure they’re enjoying a great reunion up above!

  9. My condolences to the family. When I think of Lil Robinson; a smile comes to my face and happy memories of my childhood. She was a lady who could light up a room and if your were down in the dumps; she could make you see the lighter side of life. Her house was always open to her children’s friends. Many hours were spent in her porch/sunroom with Susan and the gang watching the traffic from the ferries go by. May old friends and love ones be watching over you Lil. Thank you for the memories.

  10. So sorry Lil was our next door neighbor for many years.
    Great family our sympathy to all.

  11. Our deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one.
    Bob and Carolyn Chaulk

  12. Remember Lil living in Borden. Always so friendly. A fun loving special lady. Our Sympathy to her family. RIP.

  13. We’re so sorry to hear of your loss. We only met Lil once but she left us with a lasting impression of a lady full of life with a big heart-a legacy we know is carried on by Sue and likely all of her children.

  14. Our condolences to all of Lil’s family members . My mother shared many laughs with LIL at the Post Office. Lil was epic for sure! James and N

    ancy Leard

  15. So sorry to hear of Lil’s passing. Must be hundreds; … Make that thousands of stories being shared now, She sure was something else and a great friend of our family. Condolences to Linda, Jeanette, Reg, Connie, and Pauline. Your house was always warm and welcoming.

  16. Sorry to hear of my cousin Lilly’s death have fond memories , her mom was my father’s sister , his name was Desiree Cormier and we were raised in St Paul.

  17. My condolences to Lil’s entire family. My mom just loved Lil and I remember many funny stories that she told me about this incredible woman. May her memory be a blessing to all who knew her well.

  18. Blair and I are so sorry for your loss I remember her being at Doris and Art’s house she was always so much fun Our Deepest Sympathy to all her Family and Friends

  19. So sorry for your loss …Lil’s house was also opened to all of the Campbell clan as well …it was a warm and happy place visit …very fond memories …

  20. You can’t think of Lil without thinking of the fun and laughter that followed wherever you may run into her. Last time for me was the funeral home in Kinkora and she did not let me down. Our deepest condolences to all her family, I know she will be missed dearly.

  21. Of course! I remember her well, she had an amazing personality, I often think about her. My sympathies to the family.

  22. Our deepest sympathies to Reg and family on the passing of the matriarch of their family. Lily was a wonderful social, intelligent, compassionate and very fashionable lady. She had a light that radiated when she was in your presence, a gift that helped her in her life’s journey. Rest in peace Lily.

  23. Oh my! It’s after 12 and I just saw the posting of your Mom’s passing that viewing was at 11 this morning. I’m so sorry I can’t offer you my deepest condolences to you and the kids in person. Sending you lots of hugs. 🥰

  24. Sincere sympathy to the entire family on the passing of your Mom. I can only echo the comments of the other Borden residents. Your Mom was so full of life and wonderful to be around. May she Rest In Peace.

  25. So sorry for the loss of Lil. She was a great neighbor and friend. Especially to my mom Helga.

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