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Paul W. Robbins

Dec 29, 2008

Paul W. Robbins, 91, of Hughesville, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

Born Jan. 7, 1917, in Benton, he was a son of the late Alfred I. and Minnie P. Smith Robbins. He and his wife, the former Zoe C. Beagle, celebrated 68 years of marriage on Nov. 16, 2008.

Paul was employed at Shaheen Motors for 20 years and retired from the former Conchemco in 1980, after having worked there for over nine years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Carl P. (Bonnie) Robbins of Turbotville; three daughters, S. Jean (Bob) Kile of Hughesville, Nancy P. (Kenneth) Rider of Watsontown and Patsy P. (Charlie) O’Connor of Hughesville; a brother, Leon Robbins of Benton; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Paul was preceded in death by three sisters, Marie Klinger, Madge Weis and Ruth Beagle; and five brothers, Gerald, Glen, Daniel, Norman and Dale Robbins.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with the Rev. Stephen R. Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Talmar Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.