Robin M. Giles

Robin M. Giles, 57, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Friday, April 25, 2014 at her home on Oak Street in Conewango Valley, NY.

She was born November 11, 1956 in Warren, PA, the daughter of Jack and Donna (Phillips) Wert.

Robin retired due to health from Jamestown Community College as the Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Department, and an adjunct instructor for the medical office technology program where she had worked for 30 years.

Robin was a life member of the Pine Valley Ladies Auxiliary, Cherry Creek, and served as Aux. President for eight years. She also served as Chautauqua Co. President for two years and received President of the Year and District President of the Year. She also served as a State Buddy Poppy and Publicity chairman. Robin was elected as State President at the 87th Ladies Aux. State Convention, June 16, 2012 in Albany, NY.

She was also actively involved with Chautauqua Co. Secretary’s Association, and a member of the South Dayton American Legion and Military Order of the Cooties.

In her spare time she and Frank would manage the canteen at their post or you could find them riding their motorcycle or cruising around in one of their antique cars.

She is survived by her husband, Frank F. Giles whom she married on September 16, 1989, of Conewango Valley; her mother, Donna Wert Jenks of Jamestown; a son, Scott (Melissa) Giles of Cherry Creek, NY; three daughters, Kelly (Shawn) Savaree of Jamestown, NY, Tammy (Kevin) Perkins of Elizabethton, TN, Stacey (Garrett) Pfleuger of Conewango Valley, NY; seven grandchildren, Jayde, Emily, Trenton, Preston, Grace, Alexis and Tyler; her two sisters, Liz Dunn of Tiona, PA, and Darla Chase of Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her father Jack Wert; her two brothers, Keith Kochler and Johnny Wert; and her step-mother Katie Wert.

Visitation will be held at the funeral Chapel on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Hills Funeral Chapel, 478 Balcom Corners, So. Dayton, NY. Pastor Thomas Maynard will be officiating. Burial will be in the Valley View Cemetery in Ellington.

Family suggests memorials to Dept. of NY Ladies Aux. VFW Cancer Aid & Research, 3550 Deer River Road, Carthage NY 13619 or Hospice – Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmount Ave, Lakewood NY 14750.