Geoffrey C. Robinson

Geoffrey C. Robinson age 86, of Erie, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Forest View Nursing Home. He was born in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, England on January 2, 1927 a son of the late Herbert and Constance Ann Harris Robinson. Geoffrey graduated from the University of Oxford and went on to become an electrical engineer and worked for EMI in London, Erie Resister in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, Erie Technological Products, and most recently Spectrum Control until his retirement. He was a member of Wayside Presbyterian Church, a former member of Lakeshore Country Club and past president of the Erie Ski Club. After retirement Geoffrey enjoyed bird watching and volunteering with several nature organizations and furthered his education in wildlife and plants. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Richard Robinson. He is survived by his wife of over 55 years, Nancy R. Robinson of Erie; two sons, David Robinson and his wife Barbara and their daughter Alice of Jersey City, N.J. and Brian Robinson and his wife Janet and their children Page, Graham and Reid of Seattle, Wash.; a daughter, Lynn Lewis and her husband Timothy and their children Ashley and Heather of Erie; a brother Bert Robinson and his wife Eilie of England; a sister, Grace Stone of Ludlow, England and several nieces and nephews. Services were held private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 W. 26th Street Erie, PA 16506. Memorials may be made to the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, 375 Sanctuary Rd W, Naples, FL 34120 or to the of Northwestern PA, 1128 State St, Erie, PA 16501. Send condolences at

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Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory - West Lake
3801 W. 26th St. Erie, PA 16506
(814) 838-0596

Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 4, 2013