Garfield Franklin Robbins, 85, of Patterson Township passed away peacefully on July 15 in Beaver Falls. We take comfort that he is in heaven with our Lord and Savior. He was born on October 4, 1936, to Garfield Grant and Francis Elizabeth Robbins in Beaver Falls. After high school, he served in the United States Army and then worked at the B&W steel plant. He met Marjorie Ann Terwilliger at church, and they had a long marriage. He was close to our Lord and Savior and spent decades helping others including at the Kiwanis Club and with youth athletics like the Knothole League. He loved to fish. He also enjoyed helping to care for the neighborhood pets. He was a local sports fan who enjoyed the Steelers, Pirates, Penguins and the Blackhawk Cougars.
He was preceded in death by Marjorie and their son David. He is survived by his sons Daniel (Debbie) of Calabasas, California and Jerry of Beaver as well as his grandchildren Emily, Claire and Daniel William Robbins of Calabasas, California. He is also survived by his sister Sue Klein (Gary) and by many nieces and cousins.
Flowers may be sent for the service to Beaver Cemetery Mausoleum or donations in his memory may be made to First Presbyterian Church 252 College Avenue, Beaver PA 15009.
There will be a service in his memory in the chapel at the Beaver Cemetery Mausoleum on July 26 at 1:00 PM followed by entombment.