Robin Chivers-Wilson

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Robin Dee Chivers-Wilson (nee Mowry) (circa 1947 - 22 November 2012) was a woman, possibly the sister-in-law of Lois Chivers-Wilson.

Lois was an elementary school English teacher in the basement at Pine Street School in Thunder Bay, Ontario in the early 1990s.

Early life

Robin Dee Mowry was born in Redfield, South Dakota circa 1947 to Ruben Mowry and his wife Arlene. She had a sister and a brother, named Laurel and Lanny, respectively.

Marriage and family

Robin married Robert Chivers-Wilson and had children:

  • Leah (died before 2012)
  • Sean
  • Amy (Chris) Gazdik
  • Robert
  • David


Chivers-Wilson died of cancer in 2012.


Robin Dee Chivers-Wilson, age 65, of Thunder Bay, Ontario, passed away peacefully at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, November 22, 2012. Funeral service will be held at Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 278 Camelot Street, Thunder Bay on Saturday, November 24 at 1pm. A private burial/interment will follow.

Robin was born in Redfield, South Dakota and is preceded in death by her father, Ruben Mowry and her daughter, Leah Cairns. Robin is survived by her loving husband, Robert Chivers-Wilson, her adoring children, Sean (Linda) Cairns of Whitecourt, Alberta, and Amy (Chris) Gazdik, of Oshawa, Ontario, Robert (Jenny) Chivers-Wilson of Fort Francis, Ontario and David (Lisa) Chivers-Wilson of Thunder Bay, Ontario, her Mother Arlene Mowry, Sister Laurel (Bud) McDowell, Brother Lanny Mowry, and by her beautiful grandchildren, Duncan, Logan, Caitlin and Keira. She will lovingly be remembered by her large extended family, including Father and Mother In-law Bill and Eileen Chivers-Wilson, Sister and Brother In-laws, nieces, nephews and dear circle of friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation at or to The Mark Preece Family House, in Hamilton, Ontario at This house provided comfortable accommodations and great support to Robin while she was in Hamilton with Bob during his cardiac surgery last year.

The family wishes to extend their sincerest gratitude to the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, particularly those working on Oncology 1A for the tremendous care, comfort and friendship given to Robin and her family. Words cannot express our appreciation to you all.

A special thank you to our dear friend Debbie Beaucage for all of her help and support during this difficult time."


[1] Chronicle-Journal, November 2012, Obituary [1]