Wendy Robertson

Obituary of Wendy Robertson

Wendy A Robertson, passed on peacefully Saturday, February 10, 2018, age 75.  She is predeceased by her parents Peter and Arvernia (Matthias) Rasmussen, husband David Robertson, and sister Karla (Rasmussen) Banfill.  Wendy is survived by children Cathy (Armen) Pogharian, Pittsford, NY, Mary Kay (Hans) Foerster, Marion, IA, Michael Robertson (Mary Quinn), Halfmoon, NY; brother Wayne Rasussen, Pittsburgh, PA; 8 grandchildren: Nicholas, Anna, Alex, Brian, Julia, Sarah, Helen, and Anja; nieces and a nephew.

Wendy was born in Babylon, NY on Long Island August 22, 1942 and graduated from Babylon High School.  She received her BS in Nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh in 1964 and was certified as an RN and School Nurse Teacher.  She enjoyed a long career as a school nurse in the Peru Central School District where she worked with students of all ages and especially loved the young elementary students.  She loved gardening and maintained a huge vegetable garden from which she canned and froze produce to feed her family year-round.  She was also a devoted parishioner and volunteer at St. John’s Church in Plattsburgh.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 9 AM at St. Mary’s Church Crescent, 86 Churchill Road. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waterford, NY.  

Donations in Wendy’s memory may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga County 171 Lawrence Street Saratoga Springs, New York 12866.  Arrangements are entrusted by the family to Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065.