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Walter L. Robinson

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BENNINGTON -- Walter L. Robinson, 86, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at his residence on North Branch Street in Bennington. He formerly resided on Main Street in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. He was the husband of Linda (O’Dell) Robinson.

Walter was born on Dec. 10, 1918, in Shaftsbury, son of the late David and Matilda Robinson. He attended schools in Shaftsbury. Walter worked at the Pownal Tannery until retiring in 1983. He also delivered newspapers in Hoosick Falls for several years. He was a former member of the Hoosick Falls Eagles and enjoyed playing checkers, doing word puzzles and taking walks.

Survivors include his wife, Linda of Bennington; four daughters, Janice Wright of Hancock, Mass., Wanda Sweet, Pamela Hebert and Alice Jonte all of Bennington; four sons, David Robinson, Norman Robinson, and Alton Robinson all of Bennington, and Billy Robinson of Granville, N.Y.; 20 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 11 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be on Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home., 43 Main St. in Hoosick FalIs. Burial will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hoosick Falls. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of Bennington through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 22, 2005
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