CT Grey News
GREY NEWS: ROBINSON WAKE & BLOCK ISLAND GAME
July 23, 2014
No, they aren’t having the wake on Block Island you knuckleheads…
ED ROBINSON WAKE
The wake for Ed Robinson has been scheduled for FRIDAY JULY 25, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home, 615 South Main Street, Cheshire CT. Directions can be found at http://www.fordfh.com. Please join Dorothy, Kelly and Brendan and help them through this difficult time. There will be no funeral and burial will be private. There will be a MEMORIAL SERVICE for Ed…and to celebrate his life on AUGUST 10, 2014 at 2:30 PM at the Faith Living Church, 20 Grove St. Plainville, CT. Friends and family will be invited to speak, share stories (Lord knows there are plenty of those), photos and to join the family for refreshments afterwards.
The Robinson Family has decided to start a scholarship fund in Ed’s memory in conjunction with the CT Grey RFC. The details are yet to be worked out but contributions to the fund can be made through the family at this time. Please see the obituary below.We are planning a formal announcement of the Foundation and scholarship at the 35th Anniversary Banquet on September 27, 2014.
BLOCK ISLAND GAME
The game is on for SATURDAY JULY 26. 2014 at Heinz Field at 12:00 NOON. I can think of no more fitting tribute to Ed Robinson than to go out to Block Island…a place he visited many times and loved dearly… and beat the RI Old Cocks…something he loved to do as well… Please make an effort to get out for the game…
CHESHIRE – Edward J. Robinson, 70, passed away Monday July 21, 2014 at his home. He was the husband of Dorothy (Davis) Robinson.
Mr. Robinson was born May 19, 1944 in Yonkers, NY the son of the late George and Florence (Maloney) Robinson. He was a graduate of Blessed Sacrament High School in New Rochelle and continued his education at Manhattan College, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He loved playing Rugby and was a member of the New York Rugby Club, the New York Athletic Club and the CT Grey Rugby Club. He was also a founding member of the Cheshire Rugby program. Mr. Robinson was an avid Notre Dame Football fan and a devoted member of Faith Living Church in Plantsville.
Besides his wife of 35 years, Mr. Robinson is survived by his daughter Kelly of New York City, his son Brendan of Cheshire; his brother George Robinson and his wife Carol of Levittown, PA; his sisters Catherine Clark and her husband Charles of Yonkers, NY, Trudy Robinson and her companion Vic Sesto of Milford, CT and Nancy Boyd and her companion Richard Maguire of Ossining, NY; as well as his brother and sister-in-law Robert and Gail Davis. He is predeceased by his sons Sean and Patrick.
Arrangements – Visitation will be held on Friday July 25, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main St. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held on Sunday, August 10th at 2:30 PM at Faith Living Church, 20 Grove St., in Plantsville. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to CT Grey RFC, which will establish a scholarship in Ed’s name for the game he loved (note “EJR Scholarship” on memo line) and mailed to the E.J. Robinson Memorial Scholarship, PO Box 123, Marion, CT 06444-0123. For online condolences or to share a photo or story, please visit http://www.fordfh.com.
Robinson, Ed [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Ed is a member of the class of 1971.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Robinson, Ed [MC1971 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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