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Michael L. McRobbie 12/22/2019

December 27th, 2019 Leave a comment Go to comments

Michael L. McRobbie

Michael L. McRobbie, 56, of Hermon, died on December 22, 2019, at Canton Potsdam Hospital.  There will be a Celebration of Life at AM VETS Post 11, DeKalb Junction at 2 PM, January 3, 2020.  He is survived by his wife, Denise McRobbie, children from a previous marriage, John Wilson and his wife Emily of DeKalb, Michael McRobbie of Albany, Corey Burwell of Ogdensburg, Leslie Whitton of  Hermon, Kimberly McRobbie and Randy of Gouverneur, Whitney McRobbie of Potsdam, his wife’s children Erin Tiernan of Canton, Morgan Tiernan and Jeff of Richville, Alicia Trudell and her husband Frank of Hermon, brothers, Donald McRobbie and his wife Cheryl of Waterloo, David McRobbie of DeKalb,, sisters, Cathy Hendrick and her husband Gerald of Brockport, Cherie Zira and her husband Dan of Hermon, Caryn Chilas and her husband Michael of Rochester, 26 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  Mike was born on September 10, 1963 in Gouverneur, New York, the son of the late, Lowell and Isla Jean Nichol McRobbie.  He graduated from the Hermon DeKalb Central School, and then attended SUNY Canton.  Mike was a mechanic at M R Bell in Canton and at Kerr Trucking, DeKalb Junction.  Mike loved and adored his family, he was very generous and would do anything for anyone.  He enjoyed tinkering with mechanical devices, barbeques, and hunting.  OOGA, OOGA till we meet again! In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society.

  1. Bob Russ
    December 27th, 2019 at 20:57 | #1

    Michael was a very good guy, going out of his way to help people whenever he could with whatever they needed. Many times over the years he has done work on my wifes vehicles at various locations where he worked.

    Michael and I were very good friends growing up, and hung out together alot in school. Life interrupted later and we didn’t stay in contact much, although we never lived more than a few miles away from each other. We both had families and it seems we concentrated on that (as we should have). But he would still do whatever he could to help whenever he was needed.

    Mike was a class act, a true friend, and a great guy to have as a friend. Even though we did not stay in touch much, I will miss him greatly. God Speed my friend, may you Rest In Peace.

  2. Douglas Daniel
    December 28th, 2019 at 00:34 | #2

    RIP Mike, and my sincere condolences to the family of Mike .

  3. brenda hollars
    December 28th, 2019 at 20:47 | #3

    I KNOW MIKE FOR MANY YEARS DUE TO WE HAD A SON TOGETHER THAT WAS COREY.HE WAS A GOOD MAN.REST IN PEACE

  4. Eliza Fassett
    December 31st, 2019 at 12:18 | #4

    Today so many are hurting, remembering, and trying to comprehend the passing of Mike McRobbie. He was a beloved father to my nieces and nephews, an uncle to my children, a friend and fellow classmate and my brother in law for over 25 years. He had many titles. Even though distance kept us apart..I will never forget his acts of kindness and selflessness when it came to friends and family. So saddened by your sudden passing and the grief that your family and most imporatantly your children are going through. Forever in my memories. ❤

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