NEWPORT NEWS - Eleanor M. Robinson, 84, resident of Newport News for 51 years, went into the presence of Jesus on Monday, May 5, 2014 . A BSRN graduate from Cornell University, she worked as a nurse in New York and Newport News. Her main occupation was raising three sons and involvement in many community, church, and volunteer activities. She was a member of Denbigh United Presbyterian Church for almost fifty years. Her memory is cherished by her husband of 62 years, James Robinson, her three sons, Tom, Bruce, and Donald, along with four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was a grand lady who will be remembered for her kindness and sweet spirit. In later years she was often seen bird watching on the Lucas Creek Road Bridge with her husband James. The family will receive friends at a visitation at Peninsula Funeral Home on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6:30-8:00 PM. Funeral services will be at Denbigh United Presbyterian Church at 2 PM on Friday, May 23, 2014. There will be a reception at the church following internment at Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers can be sent to Denbigh United Presbyterian Church, 302 Denbigh Blvd, NN, VA 23602.
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Published in Daily Press on May 17, 2014