The family of George Brinton McClellan Robinson, Sr. announces his passing on November 18, 2021 at age 79. George was raised in East Longmeadow. He served honorably in the Coast Guard for 10 years before returning to establish his home in East Longmeadow, where he lived the rest of his life. He loved boating and continued serving in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He was employed as a diesel mechanic and big rig driver. He was predeceased by his wife Patricia P. Williams Robinson and leaves a son, George Robinson, Jr, siblings James, Jonas, B. Jean Milroy, and Sara Gouldman, and his longtime companion Joanne Hish.
To celebrate George’s life, friends and family are invited to gather for a visiting hour from 12:00-1:00pm on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation on 220 North Main Street in East Longmeadow, continued with a service at 1:00pm in the funeral home. Burial will follow with committal prayers and military honors at Baptist Village Cemetery in East Longmeadow. For more information or to leave a message for the family, please visit www.forastiere.com
Published by The Republican from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2021.