Cynthia was born in Staffordshire, England, the daughter of Sir George and Lady Wade. Predeceased by her first husband Hubert “Robbie” Robinson, her 2nd husband Donald Frost, daughters Jackie, Gill, and son Wade. She is survived by her loving daughter Christine, son Quentin, 12 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Cynthia and Don moved to Montreal in 1968 and retired to Victoria, BC in 1981. She served as a Docent at the RBC Museum and was a longtime member of the Engineer’s Wives Club and at one time President.

Cynthia passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Her love of family and quick wit will be sorely missed.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Chris Morgan and the wonderful staff at Berwick on Shelbourne for their kind and compassionate care.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Sequoia Centre at McCall Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive, with a reception to follow.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

McCall Gardens



  • Randi Holden-Stanley

    Chris, my sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom. I know what a difficult time this must be. You were very fortunate to have had her with you for so long. May she rest in peace.

  • Joan Howard

    Sorry for your loss. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

  • Debbie Chatfield

    Big Granny as the girls called her was such a beautiful lady – Always so smartly dressed and lively and fun. She will be missed. I had not seen her in many years but I often thought of her. Sympathies to you all.

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