Life Story: Clifford Robbins, 91; World War II Navy Veteran

Clifford A. Robbins died on September 29 at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 91 years old.

Mr. Robbins was born in Princeton and was raised in Rocky Hill. He graduated from Princeton High School and attended Ryder University. He served our country faithfully in the United States Navy during World War II.

He had a long and successful career in banking and retired as Vice President of Princeton Savings and Loan. He continued to work part-time in his retirement as a school bus driver for Montgomery Township. He was also a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks and the American Legion.

Mr. Robbins was predeceased by his first wife Esther in 1992. He was also predeceased by his brothers Chester, Carl and Milton.

He is survived by his wife Margaret of Somerset and his children Jeffrey Robbins and his wife Wendy, Lisa Robbins and her partner Karen Miller, and Julie Bond and her husband Rob. He is also survived by his stepchildren Cate Lair, Evie Eastman and her husband Nick, Caroline Jordan and her husband Jim, Phoebe Marioni and her husband Scott, and John Lair and his wife Anna. His grandchildren are Matthew, David, Danielle, and Catherine, and his step grandchildren are Sam, Owen, Fritz, Betsy, Lucy and Marie.

A memorial gathering will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1pm at the Rocky Hill Cemetery where Mr. Robbins will be buried. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing in his honor to the D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ 08540, drgreenway.org.

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