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Robin Whitaker

May 4, 1962 — March 15, 2024

Hamlin: Robin (Rushton) Whitaker, 61, passed away unexpectedly at home, March 15, 2024. Robin was born May 4, 1962, in Chicago, a daughter of the late Raymond and Joan (Christie) Rushton. She was a 1980 graduate of Holley High School. Robin was retired, but enjoyed thrifting, buying, and selling antiques, gardening, music, going to concerts and Civil War history. She loved all animals, especially her dogs.

Robin was predeceased by her parents, brother James Rushton and mother-in-law Peggy Whitaker.

Robin is survived by her loving husband Gordy, of 28 years, stepchildren Jolene (Joe) Faulisi and T.R. Gullo; grandchildren Reese, Kayden, and Winnie; siblings Vicky Gutheil, Chris (Angie) Rushton, Val (Russell) Olles, Rhonda (Custy Panetta) Rushton, special cousin David (Kate) Rushton of UK and canine companion Dolly. She is also survived by beloved, nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends, and her family at The Carriage Place Crafts & Antiques CO-OP.

Robin’s family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home 16650 State Route 31, Holley, on Monday March 25, from 4:00-7:00, followed by a Celebration of Robin’s life at 7:00. Memorials may be made in memory of Robin to Rescued-Treasures.com.

To share a special memory of Robin, please visit: mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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Monday, March 25, 2024

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Celebration of Life

Monday, March 25, 2024

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Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Holley

16650 NY-31, Holley, NY 14470

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