Robin L. Melcalf

Female 1959 - 2001  (42 years)


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  • Name Robin L. Melcalf 
    Born 11 Sep 1959  Wellsboro, Tioga Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Sep 2001  Hartsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Canisteo, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Robin L. Conkey, 42, of Purdy Creek Road, Hartsville, entered into
      rest Saturday (September 29, 2001) at her home with the comfort and
      care of her husband by her side following a long, courageous five-year
      battle with cancer.
      She was born September 11, 1959 in Wellsboro, Pa. to Robert and
      Charlotte (Burdick) Melcalf. She married Michael L. Conkey on December
      18, 1982 in Westfield, Pa., who survives. She was predeceased by her
      father, Robert Melcalf, in January of 2001; her mother-in-law, Ruth
      Norton Conkey, in March of 1992; father-in-law, Leo Conkey, in
      December of 1984; and sister-in-law, Christine Gensler, in December of
      1998.
      She was a graduate of Cowenesque Valley High School, Class of 1977,
      graduated from Mansfield University in 1981 with a bachelor's degree
      in education, and received her master's degree in reading from Alfred
      University in 1986. She was former President of the Pennsylvania State
      Education Association in Mansfield, and an Honoree in Who's Who in
      American Colleges in 1981.
      She had taught three years in Troupsburg and 17 years in Wellsville.
      She was Chairperson for the Parents As Reading Partners at Wellsville
      for nine years, was a member of the Brookfield, Pa. 4-H Club, Victoria
      Grange #1193 of Northfork, Pa., member of the Pennsylvania State
      Grange and past State Grange Deputy and member of the National Grange.
      She was a member of the Brookfield Methodist Church, an avid Buffalo
      Bills fan and enjoyed NASCAR and local stock car racing. She enjoyed
      cake decorating, and cherished the companionship of her husband and
      two dogs, Princess and Muffin.
      In addition to her husband, she is survived by her two dogs, Princess
      and Muffin; her mother, Charlotte D. Metcalf of Brookfield, Pa.; a
      brother, Charles (Judy) Metcalf of Brookfield; a sister, Cheryl
      (James) Cady of Westfield, Pa.; her sisters-in-law, Vivian (John)
      Congdon of Canisteo, Kathy Sexton and Lois (David) Jimerson, all of
      Hornell, Jeanne Sacket and Phyllis Donahue, both of Rochester, and
      Helen (Dennis) Remchuk of Savona; as well as several nieces and
      nephews.
      The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 p.m. and
      7-9 p.m. Monday at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East
      Main Street in Canisteo, where funeral services will be held Tuesday
      at 11 a.m., with Rev. Brian Diffenbacher officiating. Burial will be
      in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Canisteo.
      In lieu of flowers, memorials in the name of Robin Conkey may be made
      to Southern Tier Hospice, 640 Canisteo St., Hornell, NY 14843, or to
      the Brookfield Cemetery Association, c/o Julia Simmons, Box 300,
      Westfield, Pa. 16950.
    Person ID I20873  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Robert Melcalf 
    Mother Charlotte Burdick 
    Family ID F5886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F5885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Sep 1959 - Wellsboro, Tioga Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sep 2001 - Hartsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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