James W. Robisch Damascus, PA
October 27, 1938- January 20, 2023
He was born to the parents of Oscar and Margaret (Fraser) Robisch in Callicoon, NY. He was from the graduating class of DVCS of 1956. Jim joined the US Army in 1957 where he played drums in the Army Band while stationed in Germany. After he was discharged, he moved to NJ with his loving wife Joan (Smith). He joined the East Orange Police Force, and retired from the Roseland Police Force in NJ. After many years Jim and Joan moved back to the area in Beach Lake to be near family. Jim worked for the National Park Service until retired in 1998. He was very proud of his work on the historic Roebling Bridge with the Upper Delaware Park Service. Joan left us in 2003, and Jim was once again blessed in finding love with his wife Mary Schumacher Hubbert until her death in 2016. Jim loved his gardens, and prided himself of being one of the first to have ripe tomatoes in our area. Many people will miss seeing his tomatoes stand at the side of the road. He lived his life to the fullest through travel, visiting family and friends, and being an all encompassing wonderful gentleman. He is survived by his brother w. John (Anastasia) Robisch Longmont, CO, Joan’s children: Wanda Weigelt Smallwood, NY, Wendy Adams Callicoon Center, NY, and Arthur Dirie Murrells Inlet. S.C. Mary’s children: George (Cindy) Hubbert Sherburne, NY, Tina (Ray) Schlott Mountain Dale, NY, and Dwayne (Tanya) Hubbert Hankins, NY. Numerous grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sisters Barbara J. Robisch, and Joyce Fisher, son-in-law James Adams, as well as his step-granddaughter Tobi Marold. Calling hours will be from 11-2 at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home 34 Upper main street in Callicoon on January 28th with services following at 2 PM. He will cremated and interred at a later date. To leave a condolence or for further information please visit stewartmurphyfh.com 845-887-4900
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