Obituary of Mary E. Robbins
Mary Eugenia Burke Robbins
Born August 25, 1922. She was the daughter of the late Isabel R. Burke Carmen
and Alton Small of Searsport, Maine.
She was a 1939 graduate of Searsport High School and attended nursing school in
Boston, Massachusetts. Mary returned to Belfast, Maine, to marry Theodore “Ted”
Robbins on April 25, 1943. They were blessed with twin daughters on January 23,
1945. She raised the girls as a stay-at-home mother while also volunteering for
multiple community organizations.
Mary is survived by daughters Dianne Richard of Peru, ME, and Brenda Mumford of
Yarmouth, ME. Grandchildren, Terry Macleod of Clinton, Maine; Michelle Holmes of
Presque Isle, Maine; Stuart Macleod of Belfast, Maine; Stephanie Butler of
Southborough, Massachusetts; Jason Mumford of West Palm Beach, Florida; and
pre-deceased granddaughter, Monica Macleod Thompson of Wallingford,
Connecticut. She is also survived by great-grandchildren Justin Foster, Kingsley
Holmes, Blake Doyle, Mallory Bailey, Jack and Reed Butler, Tyler and Madden
Macleod, Nicole and Hannah Mumford and her niece Ginny Robbins Jones and her three daughters.
She was an avid letter writer to friends and family, an passionate reader, a
crossword puzzle enthusiast and a bird watcher.
Mary now rests with her beloved husband, Ted.
A celebration of life for Mary will be 11 a.m. August 19th at Riposta Funeral Home.
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