Bambury, Roland John
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Roland John Bambury on Tuesday February 13, 2018, at his residence, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Roland was 85. He was born in 1932 to Levi and Florence Bambury in the small town of Pools Cove, Nfld. Looking for a bigger horizon he joined the ships where he became a 3rd class engineer. Always wanting to be a family man he met his wife Lucy and they moved to Sarnia where he joined the Sarnia Police Force, had 4 children and later became Deputy Chief of Police. After 32 years on the force he retired and moved back to Marystown Nfld. where he and Lucy owned and operated a restaurant and later the Golden Sands Campground. They eventually moved Back to Sarnia to be closer with their growing family. He leaves behind the love of his life for 62 years, Lucy (n. Cluett), his children Keith, Barry (Czeslawa), Terry (Lori), Sharon and son-in-law Chris, his treasured grandchildren Melissa (Jay), Kealy (Megan), Teri Lee, Travis (Lauren), Kayla (Michael), and great grandchildren Carmandy, Gabe, Wyatt, Addison, Brianna and Fisher. He will be sadly missed by his sister Ada. The family would like to give a special thanks to the wonderful staff at Bayshore Care and Dr. Lily for helping them through this difficult time. In keeping with his wishes, a private family service was held on Friday February 16th. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Roland’s Guestbook” at mccormackfuneralhomesarnia.com. In Lieu of flowers, sympathy maybe expressed through memorial donations to the Cancer Society and or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to McCormack Funeral Home – Stewart Chapel, 254 George St. Sarnia, Ontario.