George H. Robbins Sr.

Oct 11, 2013
George H. Robbins Sr.

Warren — George Henry Robbins Sr., 75, of Warren, died Oct.9, 2013, at Togus Hospice in Augusta.

Born to Weldon F. Robbins Sr. and Helen McPhee in Brockton, Mass.

George attended schools in Waldoboro. He joined the United States Army in 1956 and served in New Mexico at the White Sands Proving Grounds and spent some years in the Army Reserve. He worked many jobs, the last being at the Brunswick Naval Air Station. He was a member of the Waterville American Legion, The Bog Brigade Snowmobile Club and an ATV club. George enjoyed traveling, camping and boating with his wife and friends. He also enjoyed gardening and landscaping.

Predeceased by his parents; brothers, Weldon Robbins Jr., Ralph Robbins Sr., Roy and William Robbins Sr. A son Gregory Robbins and a daughter Donna.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Roster Robbins of Warren; son, George Robbins Jr. and his wife Mae-Beth and family of Stoughton, Mass.; daughters, Catherine and Donald Reed and family of Bowdoin; Susan Ferguson and family of Warren; step-sons, Joseph Roster and wife Emie and family of Witchita Falls, Texas and William Roster of New Hampshire; stepdaughters, Elizabeth Young and husband, John and family of Canton, Mass.; Mary Washburn and husband Charles and family of Foxboro, Mass.; the mother of his children, Florence Robbins of Bowdoin; sister, Fran Field and family of Warren; brother, Daniel McPhee and wife Rebecca and family of Washington; and a large extended family of cousins, nieces and nephews, 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Friends and family are invited to visit with the family Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 6 until 9 p.m. with a celebration of George’s life Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro. The  Rev. Robin Honaker will officiate. Burial will follow at the Post Sunny View Cemetery in Warren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Warren Tiger Rescue, 304 Beechwood St., Warren, ME 04864 c/o Polly Wood.

You are invited to share your condolences, memories and photos with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Carol Hall Perry and Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro.

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