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JOANNE FRANCES ROBINSON Obituary
ROBINSON, JOANNE FRANCES Joanne Frances Robinson, 79, (formerly Joan Frances Petro; Savage) of Oceanside, CA, died Thursday, April 19, 2012. She was born October 22, 1932 in Detroit, MI to Michael and Frances Petro. After earning her bachelors degree from Madonna University (1954), Joanne became a high school teacher and later earned master's degrees in Special Education (Eastern Michigan University, 1976) and Educational Administration (National University, 1982). In 1979, she relocated from Livonia, MI to Vista, CA. She continued her work in Special Education in Vista Unified School District until her retirement. Joanne was predeceased by her husband, Charles M. Robinson (2008). She is survived by her children Paula Keen, John Savage (Polly), Mark Savage; grandsons Anthony Keen, Johnny Savage; and brother Michael Petro (Nancy). Vigil Service May 2nd, 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass May 3rd, 11 a.m. at Church of St. Thomas Moore in Oceanside. Joanne will be interred at Mission San Luis Rey Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Joanne requested donations be made to cancer research. Donations can be made by noting "Fund 3410 in honor of Joanne F. Robinson" online at cancer.ucsd.edu or by mail: Moores Cancer Center Development, 9500 Gilman Drive #0853, La Jolla, CA 92093-0853.

Published in U-T San Diego on Apr. 29, 2012
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