Judith Hitchcock Cook ’71
November 13, 2017
Judy Schultz Englert ’15
November 13, 2017

Jean Robson Darling ’54, of North Chili, NY, passed away at age 84 on October 28, 2017. Her devotion to her family and her abiding trust in God supported her gave her peace.  Jean was born on November 4, 1932 to the late Robert J. and Hazel Robson, both respected life-long residents of Eldred, PA. Jean was a graduate of Eldred High School and attended one-year at Roberts Wesleyan College where she met the love of her life Richard. She married Richard Morse Darling, on June 12, 1954 in Port Allegany, PA. In 1953, she graduated from Mansfield State Teachers College. She taught school for several years near Albany, NY while her husband completed school. Jean was blessed with a large and loving family and her true calling and passion was being a homemaker and raising four wonderful sons. Jean was a perfect match for Richard. Her support, love and devotion to him was evident to all. Together they raised their children with patience, discipline and humility. From the very beginning, she dedicated her children to God and encouraged them follow the Lord with all their hearts. Their home was filled by her warm spirit of hospitality and generosity. She loved to travel, do ceramics, was actively involved in community services such as teaching English as a second language and the Christian Women’s Association. She held deep and abiding friendships and was very proud of her family legacy. Jean is survived by, Richard her of husband of 63 years; her sons Jim (Carolann) of Groton, NY, Ed (Donna) of Baldwinsville, NY, Tom (Miki) of Rockville, MD and Bill (Beth) of Amherst, NH. Grandchildren: Jamie, Amanda, Danielle, DeAnna, Paul, Lydia, Caleb, Alexis, Sam, Isabella, and Ezra. Great Granddaughter: Iris. Her Grandchildren were a tremendous joy in life. She was predeceased by her brothers, John Robson and Earl Robson and her parents.