ROBINSON, ANDREW D. November 16, 1971 February 19, 2014 Andrew Donald Robinson of North Miami, Florida passed away suddenly on February 19, 2014. Andrew was born in Harvey, Illinois on November 16, 1971 to Patrick and Elaine Robinson. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Kalliope Tsakrios-Robinson and son Nikolas, father Patrick Robinson and brother Charles Robinson. Andrew was predeceased by his mother Elaine. Andrew initially lived in the Chicago area and central Wisconsin and then moved abroad with his parents for seven years in Libya and Aruba, finally moving to Miami in 1984. He graduated Palmetto High School, followed by a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Florida International University and a law degree from St. Thomas University. His law practice, Kassebaum, Robinson & Abelarias was located in Miami. Andrew had a passion for the practice of law but his true love was for his family. His son will sorely miss his father's help, smile and good counsel. His wife has lost her life partner. We all will miss his wry humor, beautiful tenor voice and company. He learned gourmet cooking from his mother but far surpassed any of the family with his baking which was his relaxation. A viewing and meeting of friends will be held at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home, 170 Honore Avenue, Sarasota, Florida on Tuesday February 25, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00PM. Funeral services are the following morning, Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:00AM at St. Barbara's Greek Orthodox Church, 7671 North Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, Florida followed by burial at Palms-Robarts.A memorial service at St.Sophias Greek Orthodox Church will be held at a later date to be announced.
Published in Miami Herald on Feb. 25, 2014