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He was born in St. Vincent and immigrated to Canada in 1971 where he worked at Health Sciences Centre and Winnipeg Transit as a Bus Driver and Instructor for 30 years.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Althea Woods King, sons, Rondell O'Neil Edwin King, Kevin O'Neil Edwin King (deceased), sisters, Marvelle Dann, Marcelle Matthews, brothers, Cameron (deceased), Rawlson, Emerson (deceased) Earl (deceased), Leslie and Dave (Annie), grandchildren, Tiger, Isaiah and Karm, his nieces, nephews and many close friends and relatives.
His soul was kind and loving which made him memorable to many on their first encounter.
On behalf of the King's family we would like to thank all the support, prayers, messages, phone calls, and flowers we received. Special thanks to the Health Team at St. Boniface Hospital and home care staff for the many years of care and services.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. and viewing at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service at Truth and Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave. Interment will follow at Glen Lawn Cemetery.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, pre- registration is required to attend. For those who are unable to attend, the funeral service would be live streamed and a link is provided https://www.youtube.com/user/TLWC51/videos?view as=subscriber
In lieu of flowers, we ask donations to be made to the Parkinson Foundation.
Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at www.glenlawn.ca.
Glen Lawn Funeral Home
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 27, 2021
Condolences & Memories (5 entries)
Condolences to the Althea and the rest of the family. We will miss his support to ACAM to the Afrocaribbean Dance group. May he rest in peace. - Posted by: Lucinda GORDON (FRIEND) on: Dec 10, 2021
Rest In Peace Uncle Norbert…may GOD bless your family and friends that grieve your passing Sincerely Corey - Posted by: Corey Creese (Nephew) on: Dec 04, 2021
Neil was one of the Instructors who showed me how to train drivers. He showed me how to care about people but have a high standard for their performance. Neil realized that everyone he trained was seen as a reflection of himself and the organization. Always caring and always professional. We miss you! - Posted by: Darryl A (Work friend ) on: Dec 04, 2021
I remember Norbert warmly during my visit to St. Vincent at 18 when our cousin Kay Anderson introduced us. - Posted by: Marcia Cambridge (First cousin ) on: Dec 04, 2021
Glad I had the pleasure of knowing Norbert and working with him. He was a kind and gentle man. R.I.P. Norbert. - Posted by: Sherry McConnell (H.C.A) on: Dec 03, 2021
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