Robert (Bob) Rosemergy

Born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand on 3 December 1937
Passed away in Wellington Regional Hospital on 12 February 2019
Aged 81 years
ROSEMERGY Robert (Bob) – On February 12, 2019 peacefully at Wellington Hospital surrounded by his family; aged 81 years. Loved husband of the late Margaret and father and father-in-law of Ian & Mette, Hugh & Kate and Jon & Meegan. Much loved Farfar of Emily, Mia; Harriet, George and William and brother of Bruce. Special thanks to the staff in the Haematology Dept at Wellington Hospital for their superb care of Bob. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be a... Read more
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Condolences to Bob's family, I have amazing memories of Bob and all of the things he did for me, my team mates and friends at Taita College, Bob inspired me with his knowledge, skills and passion for hockey and hopefully I can pass this on to my son and his team mates. Rest in peace Bob.
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So sad to hear of Bob's death. I spoke with him just after Christmas and we had a good long conversation. Our contact goes back to 1963 and VUW Hockey Club days and we have maintained contact ever since. Both of us became teachers, and my path took me to the UK where I now live, but I managed vista every few years. Condolences to Ian, Hugh and Jon and to their families. Your dad had a good innings and was a true gent, a real friend to so many - he was the father figure in the Hockey Club especially to us first year students in 1963 and I know how much he was respected in hockey circles, in the Tawa College Community and within the under-water sports fraternity be it hockey or spear fishing. You have lost a devoted father and grandfather, and so many of us have lost a loyal and hospitable friend. May you be sustained by the knowledge that he was held in high regard in many activities and that we were proud to call him "our friend".

Cameron Rose (VUW 1963-6)
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A lovely man & a great hockey coach, mentor, supporter & ambassador for the game. Some of us are still playing & loving the game thanks to you. Fond memories of him while we were at Taita College. Rest in peace Mr Rosemergy. Fiona & Richard Lennon
Fiona Lennon lit a candle for Robert (Bob) Rosemergy