Raymond Corbett

Obituary of Raymond Alyosius Corbett

Raymond Corbett “Bunky”, 65, of Halifax.

On June 25, 2023, our beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend had passed away suddenly at the Q.E. II Infirmary Site. Born in Antigonish on October 15, 1957. He was a much-loved son of the late Kathleen and John Corbett.

He worked at Pratt and Whitney Canada, Moir’s Chocolate Factory for many years, and before retiring from Commissionaires of Nova Scotia later in life.

Bunky was a jokester with a funny sense of humour, always joking around and playing pranks on someone. He had a huge love for his family and loved spending hours and hours on end with his grandchildren. Another one of his favorite things, was summer vacations with family, trips to the zoo and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. Bunky was always seen drinking a double double from Tim Hortons and having a smoke, while chasing the summer cruisers and playing contest on the radio. He loved watching CNN, Swat, NCIS and Scooby-Doo.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Pamela of 29 years; children, Melissa (Johnny), Paul (Victoria), Crystal, Jennifer (Jason); grandchildren, Anthony (Laura), Jeremy, Brandon (Denise), Destiney, Sean (Brianna), Kennedy, Serenity and Ro'lyne; brothers, Eddy, Ron and John; sister, Mary; best friend, Jeff.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Connie and Rose, along with his loving mother and father-in-law, Blanche and Clifford Roache.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, July 7th, 2023 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. in the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday July 8th, 2023 at 11am in J. Albert Walker Funeral Chapel. A reception will follow immediately after, at The Captain William Spry Community Centre, located at 15 Sussex Street in Spryfield. Please join us to honour and celebrate Bunky’s Life and to share your memories and stories.

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