*Rob O’Nions

25/07/2017

O’Nions
[ Passed away Saturday evening 22 July 2017 ]
Robert Michael
Treasured memories of Robert Michael O’Nions who passed away peacefully on the 22nd July 2017 surrounded by loving family and friends beside him. Beloved husband of Nadja, much loved father of Henri and Rosie, brave son of Margaret, brother of Susan and much loved papa of Callum and Charlie. Rob will be lovingly missed by all family and many friends.
 
Funeral service Wednesday 9th August, at Swansea Crematorium at 2pm followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at All Saints Church, Oystermouth at 3pm. Followed by a reception in Norton House in Norton, Mumbles.
 
Donations in lieu of flowers for Nanocentre & Institute of Life Science may be sent (cheques only please, made payable to ‘Swansea University’)
c/o William Pressdee Funeral Directors,
1-2 Stanley St, Mumbles, SA3 4NE.
Telephone: 01792 366513
 
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Mike Kirby, one of our long-standing members, has let me know that “Sadly Rob O’Nions also known as  onions / Bob /  Unz,  an MS sufferer, passed away Saturday 22nd July after several health problems”.  Rob was a member from 2001 to 2005.

Mike goes on to tell us “Rob and another friend bought probably the first production Tramper MK 1s Chassis numbers 7 and ? having seen its first TV outing on Countryfile I think.
 
We also led a memorable Disabled Ramble in the Swansea area, and took the first Tramper to the top of Pen-Y-Fan mountain 886m ( seemed higher when in feet ! )
 
That same summer we led 1/2 doz Trampers to the top (well some broke them through being impatient!)”
 
If anyone would like to add to Rob’s obituary or would like to get in touch with Mike, please just let me know on rambles@disabledramblers.co.uk
 

 

 

 

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