Randy D. Robinson Sr.

Griswold - Randy D. Robinson Sr., 67, of Margaretta Ave., passed away at his home Sunday, May 18, 2014, with his family by his side.

He was born Oct. 16, 1946, in Norwich, son of the late Charles D. and Elsie (Houghton) Robinson Sr. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Debra A. Dossett-Robinson.

Randy was an avid collector and trader of antiques, who some thought to be the original "American Picker". He loved and cared for his family deeply with a special place in his heart for his grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Randy D. Robinson Jr. and his wife, Tanya, of Norwich, Jody A. Robinson of Norwich; a daughter, Christene Mullane and her husband, Mark, of Preston; two sisters, Carol Smith and her husband, Jack, of Florida, and Dixie Santerre and her husband, Gordon, of Preston; four grandchildren, Tiernan Robinson, Natalia Robinson, Olivia Robinson, and Brittney Cotrona; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Charles D. Robinson Jr. and Gary Robinson.

Calling hours will from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday with a service to follow at 7:30 p.m. at the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home, 490 Voluntown Road, Jewett City. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

For online condolences, please go to www.gagnepiechowski.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Randy's memory to Invacare Corp., 50 Kerry Place, #3, Norwood, MA 02062.

Funeral Home

Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home
490 Voluntown Rd Jewett City, CT 06351
(860) 376-9715

Published in The Day on May 20, 2014