Lorna Ellen Robbins


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Hermon - Lorna Ellen Robbins, 71, beloved wife of Dale Robbins, passed away March 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family after a bravely fought battle with lung disease. She was born December 9, 1947, in Bangor, daughter of Albert and Ada (Douglass) Burke. Lorna graduated from Hermon High School, Class of 1966. She was hard working and a dedicated employee, retiring after many years from the City of Bangor. Above all, Lorna cherished moments spent with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed all of the holiday and family celebrations that she and Dale hosted.
Lorna is survived by her husband of 35 years, Dale Robbins, children; son, Troy Wells of Hermon; daughter, Nichole Gregory and son-in-law, Kevin Gregory of Bradford; step-daughter, Christina Robbins of Hermon; brother, Gary Burke and his wife, Cindy of Hermon; sister, Jolette Burke and John Grodewald, Jr., of Winterport; sister, Jolene Fogarty and her husband, Patrick of Bangor; several cousins and a special aunt and uncle, Joan Douglass of Bangor and Dale Douglass of Topsham; many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren for whom she had great pride and joy. She also had many nieces and nephews including, a special relationship with her nephew, Casey Burke of Hermon. Lorna was predeceased by her parents, several aunts and uncles and by her grandson, Dustin T Wells.
A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 12:00 p.m. until time of service.

Spring interment will be announced at a later date. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at Lorna and Dale's home, 763 Fuller Road, Hermon, immediately following the service.

Our family would like to extend our appreciation for the excellent care that Lorna received from the doctors and nurses at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. In lieu of flowers and in keeping with Lorna's great love of animals, those who wish to remember her may donate in her memory to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401.

"Our loss is immeasurable, but so is the love left behind."
Published on March 18, 2019
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Cindy Boudreau
Mar 28, 2019
Conrad and I send our deepest condolences to the family. Love, prayers and hugs
Ed Scott
Mar 25, 2019
Dale, my deepest sympathies to you and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you today and forever.
Malcolm Brydon
Mar 24, 2019
On behalf of the Maine ACE Camp team, we send our sincere and deepest condolences to Dale and Family. Lorna was always such a big help with our tours and promoting our camp. She will be sorely missed by all of us. RIP and God Bless
Roger Fulcher
Mar 23, 2019
Dale I’m so sorry for your loss. I worked with Lorna at GA and she was so much fun to work with and such a big help to us in the office and on the ramp my thoughts and prayers to you and your family
John &laurel; reed
Mar 21, 2019
You maybe gone but shall be missed very much
Del, and Pam
Mar 20, 2019
Dale, our deepest condolences to the family. Lorna was not only kind, but fun to work with as well. Thinking of you at this time.
Mike Ingersoll
Mar 20, 2019
GA at the airport was never the same after Lorna left. She was one special lady
Clyde Smith
Mar 20, 2019
Rest in piece my friend, your friend Clyde Smith & family, Carmel Me.
Terri Brown & Mark Hayden
Mar 19, 2019
Dale, We are thinking of you and your family in this sad time. We will keep you in our thoughts!
Mar 19, 2019
We had some good times together. Saying goodbye to a dear friend is always hard. Knowing you are no longer in pain is making it a little easier. I will always remember and love you. RIP Lorna.
Shani Emerson
Mar 19, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with Dale and the family.
Steve and Sue Howard
Mar 19, 2019
We are so sorry to read about Lorna. Our sincere sympathies to the entire family.
Judy Pangburn
Mar 19, 2019
I worked with Lorna at the airport. She was a busy industrious worker. I enjoyed her smile and welcoming way. My heart goes out to those she left behind who loved her. My prayers are with you.
Heidi Shawley
Mar 18, 2019
My deepest condolences to you and your family. Cherish the many happy memories you’ve made together.
Joyce A Adams
Mar 18, 2019
My condolences & prayers to Dale & family. God bless you all.
Sandi Clark
Mar 18, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family.
Jackie Burke Shockley
Mar 18, 2019
Deepest Sympathy to you all. I have many memories of our childhood times at our Grandparents farm on the Coldbrook Road. Rest in Peace, Lorna Till we meet again.
Donna M Bradbury
Mar 18, 2019
Dale, my heart goes out to you. So sorry.
John and Laurel Reed
Mar 18, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Fran Walsh
Mar 18, 2019
Lorna and I worked together at Dysart's. I always love her. My deepest condolences to her family.