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Theodore M. Robinson

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Theodore M. Robinson Jr. of Lancaster Theodore M. Robinson, Jr., 67, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at home. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Theodore M., Sr. and Lillian (Curry) Robinson. He was a 1964 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School. He went onto receive his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and later graduated from Penn State University with a master's degree in sociology. Theo went onto work for the state government in Harrisburg for many years and also worked for the city of Coatesville and also Lancaster with the zoning board. An avid runner, he was a member of the Lancaster Road Runner group. Theo was also an avid artist, writer and poet and was well known for his work here in Lancaster. He is survived by two sons, Matthew Robinson, husband of Rebecca, of Lebanon, Pa. and Michael Robinson, of San Francisco, Calif.; and one daughter, Lynn Parker, of Annapolis, Md. Also surviving is a sister, Theresa F. Robinson, of Lancaster; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Roslyn and Joyce Robinson. Home Going Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Brightside Baptist Church, 515 Hershey Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603, with the Rev. Louis A. Butcher, Jr. officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, and again from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the church. Interment will be in Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, 204 N. Prince St., P.O. Box 59, Lancaster, PA 17608. To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 717-393-9661.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 3, 2012
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