Elizabeth Ruth Robinett

Elizabeth Ruth (Kelly) Robinett, 92, passed away at her home on March 24, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth was born December 9, 1921 in Akron, Ohio to John C. and Elizabeth Kelly. From 1944 to 1946 she was a Wave in the United States Navy. This is where she met the love of her life, John A Robinett. They were married on May 4, 1946 in Akron, Ohio and then moved to Washington State. Through sixty years of marriage they raised five children all who reside in Snohomish County. She is survived by sons: John (Kathy) Robinett, Steve (Karen) Robinett; daughters: Peggy Lang, Jackie Robinett, Terri (Joe) Micheals; grandchildren: Ashley, Casey, Jake, Andy, Carly (Jasper), Dani, Tom, Brian (Amber), Nick, Jason (Angela) and Rachel (Ariel); great grandchildren: Leira, Devany, Hayden, Hunter, Greysen, Griffen, Madisyn, Sebastien, Aleks, Liam, Arabella, Hartlynn and Emry; brother, Jack Kelly; brother-in-law, Hank (Donna) Robinett and numerous nieces and nephews. Elizabeth worked at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., West Coast Telephone Co., and retired from the Boeing Co. where she was the original PBX operator at the Everett Plant. Elizabeth (Betty), devoted her life to her family and friends. Her home was always open to anyone who wanted to stop in and chat. She provided Betty's Burgers to five generations of family and friends every Saturday night. She was a Cub Scout Troop leader, helped run the concession stand at Riverdale Ball Park for the Babe Ruth League. She attended every sporting event for her kids, grandkids and great grandkids until her final season. A Rosary will be held Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Evergreen Funeral Home and her Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Church (2501 Hoyt Ave, Everett) on Friday, March 28th at 12:15 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Betty's name to the United Way of Snohomish County Disaster Relief Effort for Oso.


Funeral Home

Evergreen Funeral Home and Cemetery
4504 Broadway Everett, WA 98203
(425) 252-2244

Published in The Herald (Everett) from Mar. 26 to Mar. 28, 2014