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BAILEY, Robert ‘Skip’



Passed away on July 28, 2021, at the age of 77 at ARCH. Loving husband and soulmate of Dorothy for 55 years. Proud dad of Tim (Karen), Jennifer (Michael Skinner) and Tyler (Lisa). Amazing ‘Gumpy’ to his super seven grandchildren; Alexandra and Brooke Skinner, Jordyn and Aaron Bailey and Sarah, Rachel and Hannah Bailey.

Predeceased by his parents Fred and Doris Bailey and sister Darlene Lacroix. Son-in-law of the late Clementine and Joseph Mulligan. Survived by his sister Loriann (Paul Myre) and brother Richard, of Lively. Brother-in-law of Carol (Wayne Verdecchia). Dear friend of Darlene Bobbie.

Skip taught Biology at Korah Collegiate for 31 years, alongside his friends Larry Bobbie and Frank Piccolo. He also coached basketball and football. Skip was a talented artisan. He enjoyed wood working, watercolors, stained glass, and pottery (Gumpys Gifts).

Special thank you to Dr. C. Law and his team at Sunnybrook Hospital for 15 years of excellent care. Thank you to Sault Area Hospital and ARCH.

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life to follow at a later date. Memorial donations to ARCH (payable online or by cheque) would be appreciated. Visit the O’Sullivan Funeral Home website to leave condolences for the family. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456.