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Ida L. Robbins

January 27, 2015

PIda L. Robbins

Ida L. Robbins, formerly of Midtown Towers and currently of Samaritan Summit Village, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Samaritan Medical Center.

Ida was born in the town of Diana on October 5, 1920, the daughter of Charles A. and Lela B. Baker Arnold and she attended local schools. On December 21, 1940 she married David A. Robbins in the parsonage of the First Free Methodist Church, Carthage, and Mr. Robbins died October 28, 1988.

She was a homemaker and housekeeper. She was formerly a member of Free Methodist Church on Arsenal St., where she taught Sunday school for fourteen years, and was currently a member of Life Church of the Nazarene. One of her many enjoyments was crafting.

Mrs. Robbins is survived by her six grandchildren, Michelle Railing, Melissa Horrocks, and David, Mike, Jeff, and Joe Robbins, and several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Besides her husband, David, she was predeceased by her son, Raymond R. Robbins, June 24, 1996, daughter, Rita M. Vincent, March 21, 2012, a brother, and three half sisters.

Calling Hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Friday, January 30, from 2 - 4PM. The Funeral Service will be at the funeral home on Saturday, January 31, at 10AM with Pastor Grace Govenettio, pastor of Life Church of the Nazarene, presiding and burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Donations in her name may be made to Life Church of the Nazarene, 535 Thompson Blvd., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to her family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com


#8 Dorothy 2015-01-29 20:43
Ida, you were a dear friend and will be missed here but are home in Heaven.Your sweet spirit of your Lord was a joy to behold! My sympathy to your loved ones.
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#7 Sheila Newcomb 2015-01-29 13:13
You were my favorite aunt. The sweetest, kindest and most Christian lady I've ever known, next to your mom, my Grandma. Christmas was always the best with your Christmas Cookies. It wasn't Christmas without those cookies. I'm so glad that me and my oldest daughter Renee were able to come up there and see you a few years back and what you told me when we said goodbye is such a comfort to me now and i hope those words will bring comfort to all those who love you. You said," We may never see each other again in this life but we will be together again in Heaven."
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#6 Kristy 2015-01-29 08:17
I was Ida's aide on the night shift at ssv. I only had the privelege of talking to Ida a few times. She was a very sweet and pleasant lady.
I am sure you are at peace now but please now you will be missed by many down here.
RIP Sweet lady.
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#5 Kathy Withrow 2015-01-29 01:00
My Dearest Ida, Having only met you on the night I worked on the Terrace was a pleasure. The look of surprise when I told you who I was, was priceless. You had a smile from ear to ear. I also had the pleasure of caring for your daughter Rita, may she rest in peace, when she was a resident at Mercy. You will be sadly missed by all of your family and many friends. Fly high my angel, you are now at peace in the loving arms of the Lord.
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#4 Suzanne Bourgeois 2015-01-28 11:23
Dearest Ida... You were one of God's Angels walking among us here on earth only to return to him now. I absolutely adored you. My deepest sympathies to your family. My time with you although short was filled with smiles, trust and love. One day we will meet again. My Grandma's are with you now and will show you the way. You are a very special lady and I feel privileged to have had you in my life. Love, Your lunch lady at Midtown... Suzanne.
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#3 Teresa 2015-01-28 06:32
I am so sorry for your loss. I was Ms. Robbins aide at Midtown Towers and she was a delightful women and loved to chat about her past. I called her my "China Doll", she was so tiny, frail yet had a beautiful presence. I know she will be missed. God Bless.
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#2 Barbara Hunt 2015-01-27 20:33
Melissa and Michell you are in my thoughts and prayers, as you know Your mom being my close friend also meant that grandma was right there beside her! She was a strong woman she also was a very nice person! I saw her halloween and she talked about your mom they are together once again and I am sure she is at peace!
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#1 Melody Lane 2015-01-27 17:36
I'm sorry for your loss im was her housekeeper at ssv al terrace she was a wounderfull lady i didn't know her very well but i was very found of her of the storyes she told us of her when she was young she didn't say much but i liked her she ir with the lord now rest in peice Ida we will miss you.
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