Robinson, Lorenzo M.
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Reverend Dr. Lorenzo M. Robinson, age 71 transitioned to heaven on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Stamford Hospital. Dr. Robinson was a well known and loved resident of Stamford, CT for the past 42 years. He pastored four churches and was the Former Chairman of the Stamford Fair Rent Commission, Former Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Chester A. Addision Community Center and Past President of the Stamford Branch of the NAACP. Dr. Robinson led a life driven by community service, mentorship, scholarship and uplift. For over a decade he sponsored annual bus trips to Shaw University in Raleigh, NC to provide high school students with an opportunity to experience a glimpse of college life. Because of his dedication to higher education, the Lorenzo Marshall Robinson High School Day at Shaw University was implemented. He is survived by his dutiful wife of 44 years, Jerelene Robinson., Stamford CT, one daughter Lorenda M. Robinson., Riverdale NY, a sister Mrs. Sallie Johnson (Andrew)., Chipley FL, sister-in-law Mrs. Pearlie Robinson., Marianna FL, sister-in-law Mrs. Dorthula McQueen (Milton)., Palm Coast FL and a plethora of adoring nieces, nephews, god children, colleagues, former classmates, co-workers and friends. Dr. Robinson was predeceased by his parents Rev. Roosevelt Robinson Sr. and Della Waddell Robinson; siblings Rev. Roosevelt Robinson Jr.; Mrs.Willie M. Thompson and Louis Robinson. His home going services will be held at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 23 Slater Street Port Chester, NY10573 on Saturday November 2, 2013. The wake and viewing will be from 9:30am - 10:30am and the funeral will immediately follow.
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Oct. 29, 2013