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November 4, 2013

Edward Anthony Robinson

The Daily Star

---- — Edward Anthony Robinson

DAVENPORT — Edward Anthony Robinson, 84, of Davenport, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the A.O. Fox Hospital Nursing Home.

He was born on Dec. 25, 1928, in New York City, the son of Edward M. and Margaret (Arnold) Robinson.

He married Patricia Kathleen Irish on Sept. 7, 1950.

Ed served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1946 to 1947.

For a period of 31 years, retiring in 1981, Ed was a teacher for the Blue Mountain Middle School in Montrose.

Moving here in 1985, from Peekskill, Ed attended St. Mary’s Church in Oneonta.

He was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps League, and NYS United Teachers. Ed enjoyed traveling, history, reading and woodworking.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia K. Robinson, a resident of A.O. Fox Hospital Nursing Home; his children, Mary (Jay) Champlin of Parksville, Edna (Richard Green) Robinson of Sleepy Hollow, Ruth (Dennis) Carr of Davenport, Chris (Laura) Robinson of Hyde Park, Ed Robinson of Frederick, Md., and Mike (Adrienne) Robinson of Springfield, Va.; 19 grandchildren and three great-granchildren.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Irene Robinson.

There will be no calling hours

A funeral Mass will be offered at noon Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in St. Mary’s Church, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta, with the Rev. David Mickiewicz, pastor, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.