Antique Vintage 18

Robert Simm

February 18, 1954 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Robert Simm Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Kenneth Simm, 70, on Tuesday, March 26th, 2024, at the Northside General Hospital, Palliative Care.

Born in Sydney Mines on February 18th, 1954, he was the son of the late Ernest and Louise (MacLeod) Simm. 

Robert was employed with Canada Post in his last year of high school until retirement ‚Äč40 years later in 2013 and was an active member of CUPW. He made many friends over the years and was well-loved and respected.

He had a love for rebuilding antique vehicles and was most often found in his garage. When not in the garage, he would keep busy with projects around. 

the house and yard and could always find something that needed fixing or improving. He also enjoyed camping trips and spending time in New Campbellton.

Survived by his wife of 23 years, Bernadette (Winstanley) Simm, his best k9 pal, Jessie, step-daughters Lisa Winstanley (Rodney Lewis), Point Edward, Laura (Kori) Carroll, Rocky Mountain House, AB; 

grandchildren Abigail and Austin Lewis, Taylor, and Riley Carroll; sisters Gail Simm, London Ont., Judith MacNeil, Fort St. John, B.C.; and many nieces and nephews. 

Robert was predeceased by his former wife, Holly (MacDougall) Simm, and Brother-in-law, Tom MacNeil.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024, from 1-3:00 pm in the J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines.  

Donations may be made to the Cancer Patient Care Fund at the Cape Breton Reginal Hospital.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Robert Simm?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Robert's memory.


Celebration of Life
April 2, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
J. M. Jobes Funeral Home
635 Main St.
Sydney Mines, NS B1V 2Y4


© 2024 J.M. Jobes Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility