Richard (Dick) Osborne

July 5, 1932 to November 26, 2016


Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at his home, on Saturday November 26,2016, Richard (Dick) Osborne, age 84 years. Predeceased by his brothers Leo, Jack and Cecil and sister, Betty, Sister-in-law, Phyllis Mashburn and Olga Hiscock. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife of 59 years, Doris, his children, Bob (Paula) and Sue Mahon (Joe) and precious grandson, Joseph, sister Helen in Calgary and Anita in Vancouver, brother Billy (Jacquelin) in Quebec, sister-in-law’s Shirley Graham (Leo) of Las Vegas and Jean Riddle as well as many nieces and nephews. In the early years, Dick was a member of the Canadian Air Forces, stationed in New Brunswick. Dick spent the rest of his career as manager of Holiday Lanes Bowling Centre. His expertise and invaluable contributions to the bowling industry was respected and well known across the Province. His gentle disposition followed him wherever he went and allowed him to forge many wonderful friendships with all walks of life over the years. Dick loved sports and enjoyed sharing this love with his grandson, Joseph. His family was the joy of his life. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A special thank you to his sister, Helen, who helped nurse and care for Dick during his final days. As well, thank you to Dr. Patrick O’Shea and nurse, April Adams for their wonderful care and compassion during this difficult time. Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday, November 28th , 2016 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. and Tuesday November 29th ,2016 from 10 – 2 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Carnell’s Memorial Chapel, on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in Dick’s memory may be made to The Children’s Wish Foundation.



2-4 p.m. on November 28, 2016

7-9 p.m. on November 28, 2016

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on November 29, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Tuesday November 29th

Carnell’s Funeral Home
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He is my best buddy Love you pop

Dear Bob, Paula and family,

So sorry for your loss. We were unable to attend the wake or the funeral.We Feel terrible to have not seen you. Hoping the days were not too overwhelming. You are in our thoughts and Prayers.
Peter and Elizabeth Mathioudakis


So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
Theresa Johnson

To The Osborne Family
Words cannot ease the pain of losing a loving husband, father and grandfather. When I think of Mr. Osborne I think of a considerate, well-mannered, dependable man worthy of respect. His family always came first and I know how much he’ll be missed. I’ll keep your family in my prayers to give you strength during such a heart-wrenching time.

Bob and Family
Sincere condolences to you all st this sad time. You are in our thoughts.
Frank & Robin Lynch

Bob and family,
Petria announced your sad loss at bowling this morning, and we had a moment of silence in memory of your Dad. Many of the long-time members of our league remember your Dad very well. Our heart-felt deepest sympathies.
Coleen Stirling

Dear Sue and Family – We are sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. May the memories you all have of him comfort you at this difficulty time. Our deepest condolences to all of the family.

On behalf of our family, Anita Osborne, Vicki Colwell and my wife and I we would like to extend our deepest condolences to Dicks family, Doris, Bob and Sue. It truly is a great loss.
Ken (bimbo) & Barb Osborne

Bob and Family,
Dick always held a special place in my heart. I can not think of him without thinking of him standing up next to the Juke Box at Holiday Lanes cheering on his teams! My deepest condolences to all the family.

Sue and Family,
Thinking of you at the difficult time. Sending love and prayers.

Sending our condolences and prayers to your family. We knew Dick through bowling for many years. He was a wonderful man.

So sorry for your loss – tons of memories with him at the bowling alley. Always a great conversation with a lot of laughs.

Sue and family I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers xxoo

Bob and Family:
Deepest sympathy on the passing of a dear Husband, Father and Grandfather. Hold fast to each other to draw strength from one another to get through this sad time. May his gentle soul rest in peace

Gordon and Rosalind Ryan

Sorry to hear of the passing of your dad Bob. He wil be hard to replace as he was one of “the” nicest people I personally encountered in my life. May Dick RIP.

My heart goes out to you Bob and your family.Your dad was a great man I would love talking to him every sunday at bowling when I was growing up at the lanes. Your dad had that smile soon as you walk in to the lanes your knew you felt like you where home. Sorry once again for your loss

Sorry to hear about your lost Bob