Obituary of Neal Alan Robishaw
Holley: Neal Alan Robishaw, 84, passed away March 13, 2019 at the Martin Linsin Hospice Residence. He was born May 26, 1934 in Albion, a son of the late Howard and Evelyn (Robinson) Robishaw. Neal was a good man. His life was filled with carpentry skills, helping others with the ability to fix anything. He loved to create things, building his own home and rebuilding a cottage into a home. Neal retired from Eastman Kodak Co. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Jewell Buckman Post #529 American Legion and the Murray-Holley Historical Society. Neal was always referred to as kind and gentle, but most of all, a loving family man.
Neal was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Fleth Degan.He is survived by his wife Elizabeth (Betty) Robishaw of 61 years; children, Sharon (Brad) Kuehne of Islip Terrace, NY. And David (Ruth) Robishaw of Clarendon; 5 grandchildren, Jillian (Eric) Kuehne, Megan (Dan) Kuehne, Kevin Kuehne, Alex Robishaw and Seth Robishaw; brother, Charles (Carol) Robishaw; special friends, Ralph Gleason and Jack Kohmann; several nieces, nephews, cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 Route 31, Holley, on Friday March 22, from 4:00-7:00. Neal’s Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 23, at 11:00am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Murray-Holley Historical Society, P.O. Box 346 Holley, NY 14470 or Hospice of Orleans, P.O.Box 489 Albion, NY 14411.