John Fiske Robson

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John F. Robson

Dover Plains, NY - John Fiske Robson, 82, a resident of Dover Plains, NY formerly of New York City passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT. He graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a B.Mus degree in 1953. He received a Masters of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1956. He also received a MA degree from New York University in 1964.

Prior to his retirement Mr. Robson taught Music in the Pelham School District in Pelham, NY for over 15 years. Before that he taught in the Yonkers Public Schools in Yonkers, NY. He was also a devoted parishioner of The Riverside Church in the City of New York, and an active member and board member of the Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club),

Born on January 28, 1931 he was the son of the late John and Rita Robson. He is survived by his cousin, Joline Hamlin and her husband, John, of Rochester, NY and many friends and admirers.

A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY with Rev. William Fensterer officiating. Burial will follow at a later date at Green Mount Cemetery in Dansville, NY. For directions or to send an online condolence, please visit


Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Mar. 22, 2013
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