Anna Mae (Robbins) Blackman, 83, of Brockton, passed away on April 12, 2020. A 1954 graduate of Brockton High School, she later enjoyed being a lunch woman there for many years. Christmas Eve meant the world to Anna, she planned this holiday for months and made sure her family had a special Christmas Eve gathering every year without fail. Anna adored all of her grandchildren and looked forward to precious visits with them. She enjoyed playing Uno, Bingo and Old Maid and enjoyed crocheting, which she was skilled at. Anna loved her shopping days with the Saturday Girls and day trips to the Plymouth waterfront and Onset Beach. Anna was the daughter of the late Marion Welch and Edward Robbins; loving wife of the late Paul F. Blackman for 25 years; beloved mother of Paul Tatro, Ronald Tatro, Robert Tatro, all of Brockton; Raylene Vajgrt of New Hampshire, and the late Raymond Tatro Jr.; sister of Edward Robbins of Easton, Ralph Robbins of West Bridgewater, and the late John Robbins, Howard Robbins, Fay Whitten, and Carol Eldridge; grandmother of 14; great-grandmother of 9; former wife of the late Raymond Tatro Sr.; stepmother of David Blackman and Tracy Brown; dear friend of the late Vivian Ardis Gay for over 50 years; and an aunt of many nieces and nephews. . All are welcome to memorial calling hours on Friday, Sept. 25th from 4-6 p.m., followed by a 6 p.m. memorial service in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton and a graveside service on Saturday, Sept. 26th at 11 a.m. at Melrose Cemetery.
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