Funeral Services to celebrate the life of Ruth Robinson, 81, of Palm Coast who passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, at home, will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the chapel of Clymer Funeral Home, 39 Old Kings Road North. The family will be receiving guests on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon in the chapel of the funeral home. Ruth was born in St. Paul's Grenada, West Indies on April 30, 1932. She was the second child and only daughter of the late Catherine nee La Touche and Rupert Robinson. At the age of sixteen, Ruth became a teacher at the St. Paul's Model School where she taught for 15 years and was called "Teacher Ruth "by her kindergarten students. Later, she taught at the St. George's RC Boys School for two years. In 1966, Ruth migrated to the United Kingdom to pursue a career in nursing. After a thirty year career in nursing, Ruth worked for The Greenwich Council Social Services and retired in 1997 and moved to Palm Coast in 2005 to be with her family. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Leolyn Robinson of Palm Coast, brother, Ronald Robinson of Palm Coast, nieces, Joan Robinson and Julia Bernard of London, UK, Tonia Hall of Queens, NY and Tamika Robinson of Phoenix, AZ, nephews, Marvin Robinson of Phoenix, AZ. and Gary Robinson of Palm Coast. Ruth was predeceased by her brothers Eric Robinson in 2010 and Robert "Tally" Robinson in 2013. She is also survived by sisters in law, Melvina Robinson and Thelma Robinson of Palm Coast, close friends Linda Bruno of Brooklyn, NY, Doreen Paryag and Clifford Pinnock of London and Rosemary Mitchell of St. Paul's, Grenada, cousins, Earl Peter of Toronto, Gloria Mohamed of Trinidad, Inez and Robert Robinson of Creighton, Grenada, and her care givers: Erica Brown and Mary Nelson of Palm Coast. Ruth will be greatly missed by all. Donations may be made in Ruth's name to: The Grenadian Association of Palm Coast Scholarship Fund, 1769 East Moody Blvd. Bldg. #2. Bunnell, FL 32110. The family of Mrs. Robinson entrusted the arrangements to Clymer Funeral Home & Cremations.
Clymer Cremations & Funeral Home
39 Old Kings Rd N Palm Coast, FL 32137
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Apr. 20, 2014