Jack S. RobinsonOctober 13,2012Jack S. Robinson
CHIPPENHOOK — Jack S. Robinson, 77, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at his home in Chippenhook.
He was born Sept. 29, 1935, in Danville, the son of Gifford and Veda (Stewart) Robinson.
Mr. Robinson was employed by VELCO for more than 35 years prior to his retirement.
He was a member of the NRA, IBEW Union, and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1122.
Mr. Robinson enjoyed excavating, taking care of his lawn, and running his tractors.
Survivors include his wife Ellen Robinson of Chippenhook; a daughter Pamela Perry of Middle Granville, N.Y.; a son Anthony Robinson of Clarendon; a stepson Peter Lee of Chittenden; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson; three sisters, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and a brother.
There will be no public calling hours or services.
Arrangements are through Aldous Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutland County Humane Society Inc., 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
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