Memorial Gathering
Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home
7751 Merrick Road
Rome, NY
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Robin M. Ettinger

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Robin M. Ettinger Obituary
Robin M. Ettinger 1961 - 2019
ROME - Robin M. Ettinger, 57, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at home surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on September 6, 1961, to Francis H. and Winifred Rickard Ettinger in Rome Hospital. She was a 1979 graduate of Rome Free Academy, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Thomas Aquinas in 1997. In May of 1999, she received a Master's in art at Nazareth College.
She worked as an Art Therapist at MVPC and later worked at CNYPC as a Rehab counselor. Robin was a very nurturing person who loved all especially children and animals.
She is survived by her siblings Suzanne (Theodore) Mooney, Cheryl (David) Sexton, Nancy Bruce, Kimberly (Gary) Smith and Christopher M. Ettinger; as well as several nieces and nephews; and her beloved friends, Maryann Munney and Cathy Douglas. She was predeceased by her mother and father; brothers, Billy and Timmy; brother-in-law, Dennis Bruce; niece, Alexandria Ettinger; her Goddaughter, Ayla Griffith; as well as a special furry friend, Nellie.
The family would also like to express the sincerest gratitude to AmCare Ambulance, Rome Hospital Emergency Room and all that organized and attended her benefit.
Family friends and others whose lives Robin has touched are invited to the Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home 7751 Merrick Road, Rome, NY, from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m., on Sunday January 13, 2019, to reminisce, grieve, support each other and of course, just chat.
Donations are being accepted for the Rome Humane Society.
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2019
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