Passing of Reverend Robert M. Robinson

Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend Robert M. Robinson, a senior priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn who was ministering as Parochial Vicar of the Parish of Saint Francis of Assisi–Saint Blaise. Father Robinson was born on November 22, 1943 in Brooklyn, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 31, 1969, and died Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Sea Crest Rehabilitation Center and Nursing Home in Brooklyn.

Father Robinson served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of the Parishes of SS. Joachim and Anne (Queens Village) and Saint Patrick (Long Island City), as well as Parochial Vicar of the Parishes of Holy Cross (Brooklyn), Saint John the Evangelist (Brooklyn), Saint Sebastian (Woodside), Saint Gabriel (East Elmhurst), and Saint Barbara (Brooklyn). He also served in the Catholic University in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

The arrangements are as follows:

Sunday, March 18, 2018
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Martin A. Gleason Funeral Homes LLC
149-20 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, New York 11354
Tel: (718) 359-6300

Monday, March 19, 2018
10:30 AM
SS. Joachim and Anne R.C. Church
218-27 Hollis Avenue
Queens Village, New York 11429
Tel: (718) 465-0124

Saint John Cemetery
Middle Village, New York

Father Robinson was a member of the Priests’ Purgatorial Society. All priests are invited to concelebrate the Liturgy. Please bring your diocesan vestments. If you wish to send condolences, please mail to the Family of Reverend Robert M. Robinson, 35 Dare Court, Brooklyn, New York 11229.

Please pray for the repose of his soul and for the consolation of his family and friends. May he rest in the peace of Christ, the Risen Lord.

Reverend Monsignor Anthony Hernandez, J.C.L. Chancellor and Vicar for Canonical Affairs