Funeral services for E. Grace Robinson, age 95, will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Frary Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Reverend David Hart and Reverend Walter Smith officiating. Burial will be held in Ogdensburgh Cemetery following the funeral services. Calling hours will be on Monday, November 13 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Mrs. Robinson died Friday night at Riverledge Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family.
She is survived by one son, John Robinson and his wife Terry and one daughter, Pam Winter and her husband John, both of Ogdensburg. She is survived by five grandchildren, Dominic Laboda and (Jenna) Laboda, Shelby Garigen and (Tom), Drew Winter, Michael Robinson and (Jessica), and Eric Robinson and (Meredith); and six great-granchildren, Grace and Evan Robinson, Liliana Laboda, and Bennett, Madelyn, and Olivia Garigen. She is predeceased by two brothers, William and John Hasselberger.
She was born September 2, 1922 in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John J. and Myrtle Michael Hasselberger. She graduated from Mountain Top High School and married John W. Robinson June 23, 1948 in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, he predeceased her in 1993. Mrs. Robinson played the organ at the First Congregation Church of Ogdensburg for over 60 years and was devout parishioner. She also gave piano lessons for over 60 years in Ogdensburg and at one time sold Avon products. In 1990, she was awarded the Hospice Volunteer of Year from the Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.
She enjoyed her piano students and playing for weddings and funerals at many of the local churches and functions. Donations may be made in her name to the First Congregational Church of Ogdensburg at 300 New York Ave, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.