Robin is from South Jersey, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, PA. She moved full-time to Savannah in 2010 and joined Savannah Newcomers Club that same year. Her husband, Paul, and she live in the Victorian District.
Robin had intentions of becoming a Home Economics teacher (Go ahead and laugh; she does.) but the small business her Father had started in her high school years had other plans for her. Robin worked for Len-Dor Specialties, a distributor and manufacturer of commercial and industrial labeling products, for close to 25 years before selling the company in 2007. She was President of it for the final 12 years.
Robin enjoys travel, particularly with her two daughters, film, art, and novels.
Jean has lived in Pooler since 2008 along with her husband of 28 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Palm Beach Atlantic College in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she was also born. Her career spanned various management roles in the Banking, Medical and Legal fields. Prior to moving to the area, she worked as an Office Manager for an international law firm in Boca Raton, Florida.
After retiring and relocating to Georgia, she volunteered with Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia. While there, she developed and managed their Volunteer Training Program allowing them to increase their outreach efforts throughout coastal Georgia.
Jean has been a member of Savannah Newcomers Club for over 10 years and has served on its board for many of those years. She credits the organization with helping her get to know Savannah and facilitating the development of lasting friendships which has made her feel at home.
Jean enjoys spending time with her family and her crazy cat named Laney. She also loves traveling, music, interior decorating, crafts, and photography.
Debbie was born and raised in New Jersey and moved to Savannah (The Landings) five years ago from Princeton New Jersey. Debbie graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education. She taught young children with development disabilities in the Edison Township (NJ) school system and then high school students with learning disabilities in The Learning Center at The Pennington School until 1982. Upon leaving the classroom, Debbie spent 2 years at the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety in the Assistant Commissioner’s Ombudsman’s Office From there she was hired as the Director of Communications for the New Jersey Depart-ment of Insurance. In 1986, Debbie was named New Jersey’s State Director of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Debbie served on various committees ofthe National SHIP Steering Committee for several years and served as its President for a year. Debbie has been married to Patrick for 33 years and is the proud grandmother of four. She enjoys spending her time reading, doing genealogical research, different types of needlework, and antiquing. She volunteers as a docent at the historic Isaiah Davenport House.
Helen Jordan is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has lived in Savannah for 18 years. After working in various areas including retail and education, she moved on to a career in the insurance industry where she worked for 25 years. Helen enjoys traveling, fashion, and arts & culture of all types, but especially Jazz music.
Patty started her working career at a bank in Houston with a newly earned Secretarial Certificate and progressed in the banking world to International Banking Officer in Dallas, TX (after getting her college degree at night school). After that she and her husband fulfilled their dream of owning an Inn in New England. They both then acquired real estate brokers’ licenses and sold inns all over the state of Maine. Several moves between Maine and Texas followed until retirement and the final move to Savannah.
Eileen Tully Funderburk
Lynn Coombs Clifton
Copyright © 2021 Savannah Newcomers Club - All Rights Reserved.