Dr. Janet Kathleen Robinson

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Dr. Janet Kathleen Robinson

SAGINAW, MI: Dr. Janet Kathleen Robinson, 67, of Saginaw, Michigan passed away on July 20, 2013 in Frankenmuth, Michigan.

Janet was born in Coshocton, Ohio. She was the daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth Robinson, both now deceased.

Janet is survived by sisters, Bev Kimmy (nee Robinson) of Erie, PA., Marilyn Robinson and brother, Stan Robinson both of Cleveland, OH.

She was preceded in death by brother, Ron Robinson of Coshocton, OH.

Janet is also survived by her best friend of over 40 years, Joy Hargrove. They were renovating a lumber baron's mansion in Saginaw where they lived with their two beloved dogs, Plato and Aristotle. Janet and Joy travelled extensively together, cruising throughout the world.

Janet earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Kent State, her Ph. D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as a Master's Degree and then Psy. D. in Clinical Psychology at Central Michigan University.

Janet's professional career included over 40 years as professor of Psychology at Saginaw Valley State University before retiring in December 2012. She was awarded professor emerita status at SVSU in 2013. She also maintained a private practice throughout her teaching career.

A memorial service will be held at the Roselawn Memorial Gardens Chapel at 950 N. Center Road, Saginaw, Michigan on Saturday August 3, 2013 at 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to THE DR. JANET K ROBINSON MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP through the SVSU Foundation, 7400 Bay Rd., University Center, MI 48710.
Published in the Coshocton Tribune on July 31, 2013
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