Evelyn "Perk" Elizabeth (Perkins) Robinson

Wednesday, July 23rd, 1930 - Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Evelyn “Perk” Elizabeth (Perkins) Robinson, 88, of Colliers, WV, passed away at 9:31 AM on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Perk was born on July 23, 1930 in Burgettstown, PA. She was the daughter of the late Frederick and Milvern “Millie” (Finnegan) Perkins.

Perk attended Burgettstown High School, she then worked as a waitress early in her life at the Farm Restaurant, Paris, PA and GC Murphy, Weirton, WV. She was a faithful member of the Colliers United Methodist Church, life member of the Colliers Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary severed as secretary for 60 years, 42 Naomi Rebekah Lodge, Colliers, Founder and President of the One Room School House Reunion Committee (Hanover Township), Ladies of the Oriental Shrine – Isis Court, Wheeling, WV, and Weirton Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Many will remember Perk for all the organization as well as being an avid quilter and canning her Pickled Beets.

In addition to her parents, Perk was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley “Slum” Robinson, three siblings, James and Joe Perkins and Sara Belle Pulver.

Perk is survived her children, Wayne Robinson and his wife Roberta of Bloomingdale, OH, Diane Lucero and her husband, Frank of Wellsburg, WV, and Wesley Robinson of Colliers WV and the mother of his children, Lynn (Higginbotham) Robinson, grandchildren, Ian Michael Robinson, Matthew and Michael Lucero, and Seawoman (E-3) Brandee Lynn Robinson serving in the United States Navy and Mandee Elizabeth Robinson, great granddaughter, Gracie Lynn Wylie, two siblings, Jeanie Caldwell of Maryland and Lee Perkins and his wife, Pat of Pittsburgh, PA, several nieces and nephews and her many friends from the Village of Colliers, WV.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 PM and again on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304)527-1717 with Reverend Scott Mapes, officiating.

Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Perk’s favorite organizations, Shriner’s Children Hospital or Colliers United Methodist Church, C/o James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    James Funeral Home
    1245 Main Street
    FOLLANSBEE, WV 26037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    James Funeral Home
    1245 Main Street
    FOLLANSBEE, WV 26037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 11:00am
    James Funeral Home
    1245 Main Street
    FOLLANSBEE, WV 26037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Scott Mapes
  • Interment

    St. John Cemetery
    Corner of Eldersville Road and St. John's Road
    COLLIERS, WV 26035
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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David H. Reitter

Posted at 04:31pm
To the family of Perk Robinson. Diane, Wayne, and Wesley. Vic and I are so sorry for your loss of a very fine women who I felt a close kinship to, we apologize for not being able to attend the services but we are in Florida. I have know all of forever, Diane we worked at Brooke, Wayne we ran together forever and Wes we just talked at Burger King and you showed my wife and I pictures of your daughter in the navy.
Please accept our condolences and prayers. You are in our prayers.
God Bless
Dave and Vicki Reitter

Vicki Perkins

Posted at 03:50pm
Evelyn was such a delightful lady. We will miss her tremendously.

Sara Caldwell

Posted at 01:22pm
Our deepest condolences...we are so sorry the the weather is keeping us away, but know that we are there in spirit. Auntie Evie's feisty spirit will live forever in our hearts! With much love, Alan, Sara, Reilly and Campbell Caldwell

Sharon Kuhns and Family

Posted at 07:23am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Sue moore

Posted at 03:36pm
Diane and your brothers,
So sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed seeing your mom whenever we would come to the Colliers church. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all , Heaven gained a special angel. Take care,Sue and Harry Moore and Carl and Judy Nice

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