Donald A. Robbins

Born: Sat., Aug. 10, 1957
Died: Sat., Jun. 27, 2015


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 30, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 30, 2015
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jul. 01, 2015
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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Prentisvale, Pa.        “Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather”            
Donald A. Robbins , 57, of Prentisvale Road, passed away at his residence on June 27, 2015  following a three year illness.
Born August 10, 1957 in Olean he was a son of Donald and Irene Persing Robbins.  On May 12, 1984 in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Ambridge, Pa. he married Andrea Glucki, who survives.
Don was a 1975 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School and later received his Bacholer of Science Degree in Chemistry from St. Bonaventure University.  He later earned his master’s degree in Chemistry from SUNY, Fredonia, N.Y.  He was employed by the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford for 33 years where he taught chemistry and was the Chemical Safety Officer.  He was a lifetime resident of Prentisvale and was a member of the Rixford Evangelical Church, the American Chemical Society, the National Environmental Training Association and a lifetime member of the Eldred Conservation Club. Don was a past member of Boy Scout Troop 413 of Duke Center where he earned the honor of Eagle Scout.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trap shooting and especially spending time with his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife of thirty-one years are one son, Donnie Robbins of Manchester, N.H. and a daughter, Christine (Mitch) Snyder of Raymond, N.H., a granddaughter, Kara Snyder, and a brother, Clair (Rose) Robbins of Prentisvale.
Friends may call on Tuesday at the Frame Funeral Home from 2-4 P.M. and from 6-8 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Wednesday (July 1, 2015) with the Rev. Jeffrey Canter(Don’s Brother-In-Law) pastor of the Harrisville, Pa. United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.
Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
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   Posted Sun June 28, 2015
So sorry to hear about Don! He was a wonderful man! I'm so glad I got to know him while he was a patient at the dialysis center! You and your family are in my thoughts!

Brian Bennett
   Posted Sun June 28, 2015
I am so sorry to hear of your loss,Donnie and I spent several years at Elk Lick camp together and always considered him a friend as my dad did Don Sr. and Donnies Grandpa Clair,please call on your many memories and God himself for your comfort.
Brian Bennett
Millport Boy Scout Troop(past)

Kimberly Weinberg
   Posted Mon June 29, 2015
Andrea, I'm so sorry. I had no idea you and your family we're going through this. You are in my thoughts.

Crystal Fink
   Posted Mon June 29, 2015
Sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. It's been several years since I left Pitt-Bradford, but the professors and friends I met while I was there will always be with me.

Jean Truman
   Posted Mon June 29, 2015
Don is at peace with the Lord. You and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers.

John Slimick
   Posted Mon June 29, 2015

My wife and I send our condolences. I had a great aunt who knew exactly what to say at these times, but, unfortunately I didn't listen closely. So I will do what I usually do and
quote from the Brahm's German Requiem: "those who sow with tears shall reap with joy...
blessed are the dead from now on -- neither pain nor grief shall nigh them come."

claire and john slimick

Phil & Marjorie LaBella
   Posted Wed July 01, 2015
Dear Andrea:
So sorry to read of Don's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

The LaBella's

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