Jody S. (Handell) Robbin, 56 years of age, of South Windsor, CT, passed away on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016. Born in Worcester, Mass, Jody was a beloved daughter of Morin (Bud) and Estelle Handell of Warren, RI; devoted wife of Bruce C. Robbin; caring and wonderful mother of Tammy and Emily Robbin; and loving sister of Lezli Pious and her husband Jamie, and Daryll Handell. She also leaves her mother-in-law, Merna Robbin, sister-in-law Carol Laufer and her husband Frank and her many nieces and nephews.
Jody graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. In 1985 she married the love of her life, Bruce Robbin. She achieved her life dream of welcoming two children into the world, Tammy and Emily, teaching them values of caring, commitment, and love. While being a full-time wife and mother, she helped her husband grow his business as an administrative assistant. Jody was a devoted and selfless friend and family member, always putting others before herself.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 AM on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 in the Sanctuary of Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford, CT with Rabbi Ilana Garber officiating. Interment will follow in Beth El Temple Cemetery, Jackson St. Ext., Avon, CT. The family will receive guests at their home, 88 Cliffwood Drive, South Windsor, CT immediately after the interment, as well as Friday afternoon from 2:00 PM-4:30 PM and Saturday from 6:00 PM-10:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford, CT. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Jody, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.