David M. Robinson WILLIAMSTOWN — David M. Robinson, 87, of Birch Lane, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Berlin Health & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. Born in Montpelier on Dec. 23, 1931, he was the son of the late Herbert and Jessie Robinson. David attended schools in Montpelier. After his schooling, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean conflict. On March 11, 1954, he married Jean Predix at the Baptist Church in Montpelier. The couple made their home in Williamstown. David was employed at the Barre Malden Mills. He also helped in farming and logging. His last employment was as custodian at the Randolph Union High School. He was a member of the Ridge Church in Brookfield. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Jean Robinson, of Berlin; four daughters Evelyn Olmstead, of Braintree, Mae Grout and husband Raymond, of Graniteville, Loretta A. Cushing and Elizabeth "Liz" Robinson, both of Williamstown; and one son, David Robinson and wife Pauline, of Websterville; as well as 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Iva Wright, of New Hampshire. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one son, Robert J. Robinson; two sisters Maggie Giglio and Georgia Lamplier; and one brother, James Robinson. A memorial service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Ridge Church in Brookfield. There will be no calling hours. A later burial with military honors will be held in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. Contributions in David’s memory may be made to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641. The Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home of 58 Summer St., Barre, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at: www.pruneaupollifuneralhome.com.

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Dave very sorry to hear of your father's passing. Losing a parent leaves a big hole in ones life , but we must remember that they have never gone far as long as they remain in our hearts.

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