Roberta M. Robinson

ROBINSON, Roberta M., 78, Dover-Foxcroft, September 10, 2013. Arrangements are in the care of The Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft.

Roberta M. Robinson

PO Roberta Robinson OB    DOVER-FOXCROFT – Roberta M. Robinson, 78, wife of Alfred E. Robinson, Jr., went home to be with the Lord, September 10, 2013, at her home, after a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born April 12, 1935, in Garland, the daughter of Kenneth and Amber (Foster) Pearl.
    She had retired from the Department of Human Services after many years. Family was the most important thing to Roberta. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. Christmas was her favorite time of the year and she left her tree up year-round. She was an extremely generous woman with a great sense of humor, who will be remembered for her cooking as well.
    Roberta is survived by her husband, Alfred E. Robinson, Jr. of Dover-Foxcroft; a daughter, Cindy Rowe and her husband, Edward; two grandsons, Gary Robinson and Brocke Robinson; two granddaughters, Sueann Robinson and Kimberly Robinson; four great-grandchildren, Andrew, Kyle, Ian and Grace; a brother, Dennis Pearl; and a sister, Diana Ricker. She also leaves six step-children, Elinor Reynolds, Peter Robinson, William Robinson, Katie Pushor, Barbara Marshelletta, and Timothy Robinson; several step-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
    She was predeceased by her parents, and a sister, Juanita Boucher.
    Friends were invited to call 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft, where a funeral service was conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, with Pastor Garnett Chute of the Hermon Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the family lot in Rural Grove Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Support Program, c/o Acadia Hospital Foundation, 1 Cumberland Place, Ste 300, PO Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402. Condolences and memories may be expressed at

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