A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home

217 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS


Robert "Bob" Joseph Inkpen

September 21, 1937December 15, 2019

INKPEN, Robert Joseph - age 82, of Dartmouth. On December 15, 2019 passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side, gone to join his son Richard in heaven. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late John and Mary (MacIsaac) Inkpen. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Phyllis (Tulle). Two sons, John (Shelley), Darrin (Krystal), Grandchildren, Stephanie (Daniel), Kimberly (Steven), Richard and Patrick. Great Grandchildren, Benjamin, Lorelei, Sawyer, and Harrison. Brothers and Sister; Jim (Carol), Bill (Myrna), Audrey (Luke), Donald (Irene), Clyde (Claudette). Bob was predeceased by sister; Anne. Cremation has taken place. Mass will take place at Saint Thomas More Roman Catholic Church (Christ the King Parish) 15 Caledonia Road Dartmouth, at 10am on Friday, December 20, 2019. Father Toochukwo Akafor officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Molly Appeal. To leave an online condolence, please visit: www.mattatall funeralhome.com


  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, December 20, 2019


Robert "Bob" Joseph Inkpen

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Sally Vidito

December 20, 2019

Deeply regret Roberts passing I will miss him

Doris Hogan

December 19, 2019

Phyllis, John, Darrin, and family,

We were so sad to hear of Bob's passing. He was a lovely person. Always with a smile on his face.
We will always cherish our memories of Bob.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Doris, girls,and family

Carl Zwicker

December 19, 2019

Phyllis, John, Darrin and families,
My deepest sympathy for your loss. Phyllis, you and Bob were the kindest neighbours I have ever known.
May you, your boys and their families find comfort in the thoughts and memories of Bob.
Take care.

Jim & Pat Briggs

December 19, 2019

Dear Phyllis and family
We were so sorry to hear the loss of Bob. May happier memories of by-gone days be your source of inspiration to carry on.
God bless, love Pat and Jim Briggs

frank and david horne

December 19, 2019

To the inkpen family ,So sorry to here of the loss of your loved one he was such a pleasant man and a true friend that will be sadly missed , our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Tim & Shelley Hill

December 19, 2019

To the Inkpen Family:

To those we Love
don't go away…
They walk beside us
Every day
Unseen, Unheard
But Always Near…
So Loved
So Missed
So very Dear

Our Deepest Sympathy go out to the whole family…
God Bless
The Hills ~Tim, Shelley & Family

deborah Moore

December 19, 2019

Dear Inkpen Family
Our sincerest condolences go out to you and your entire family on the loss of your dear father. Bob was a true gentleman, and legend in the food industry who was truly respected and admired by all.
May the many wonderful memories get you through this difficult time. Love, Mark, Debbie and Courtney Moore

Steve Venturini

December 19, 2019

John, our sincerest condolences to your and all your family on the passing of your father. If I recall correctly Bob was helpful in us getting our first jobs at the Capital store many years ago that led us down our path.

All the best,

Steve and Elaine Venturini and family

Mr. & Mrs Smith

December 19, 2019

Our sincerest condolence to Inkpen Family
Meet Bob at Centre Street couple years now. Bob was the happiest, person always smiles and always ask if you need helps. He will be miss but will always in your heart. I had listen lots of is story and lots of laugh.


Mr. Mrs Smith

Gerry & Marilyn Vrbensky

December 18, 2019

We enjoyed many years of playing Bridge with Bob. He was a real gentleman.