John J. Robinson, Jr.
AGE: 76 • Island Heights
John J. Robinson, Jr, 76, of Island Heights passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at his home, with his family by his side. Born in Elizabeth, NJ he lived in Linden prior to moving to Island Heights in 1955. John graduated Thomas Jefferson High School in 1955 and on July 5, 1955 he entered the Army
and became a paratrooper with the 11th Airborne and served until 1958. In 1960 John married his wife, Patricia. In 1962 he graduated from the NJSP Academy and became a New Jersey State Trooper. He retired in 1990 as a Captain.
John is predeceased by his parents, John and Lillian Robinson. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia; his daughter, Pamela Furey and her husband Charles of Toms River; his son, Sean and his wife Patti of Pine Beach. John is also survived by three loving grandchildren, Charley and Casey Furey, and Kelly Jane Robinson.
Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00-8:00PM and Tuesday from 9:00-9:45AM at "The Family Owned" Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals, 412 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753. A funeral mass will take place on Tuesday at 10:00AM at Saint Joseph's Church, Toms River. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in John's name to Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice, 1433 Hooper Ave., Toms River, 08753. Condolences can be sent to: carmonabolenfh.com