Samuel Robbins

ROBBINS, Samuel E., 90, of Weirton WV, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Weirton Medical Center.

Born Dec. 29, 1926, in Weirton WV, he was the son of the late Meyer and Goldie (Harris) Rabinovitz.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Evelyn Robbins and in-laws, Stephen and Iola (Swango) Gorsky.

Sam was a Navy Veteran, serving in WWII on the Destroyer Tender USS Yosemite.

Sam was employed at Weirton Steel Corporation as a Crane Operator in the BOP.

He was a member of the Weirton Elks Lodge 1801, Moose Lodge 688, VFW 2716, American Legion Post 10 and the WSX 25-Year Club.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sandra (Sandy Gorsky) Robbins; daughter Lisa Robbins of Orangevale, CA; son, Mark and Joanne Robbins of Millis, MA; grandchildren, Brian Sunderman, Victoria and Michael Robbins.

In keeping with Sam’s wishes there will be no visitation and a private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH.

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