Carolyn F. Robinson age 82 and longtime resident of Concord passed away peacefully on Friday, December 10, 2021, at Emerson Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the loving wife of William C.(Bill) Robinson
Carolyn was born in Winthrop, Massachusetts on June 1, 1939, the daughter of John F. Forbes and Julia (Tuck) Forbes. She moved to Concord with the family in 1951. Carolyn graduated from Concord Carlisle High School in 1957 and later graduated from nurses training at Faulkner Hospital, Boston in 1960. Carolyn and Bill married on October 20, 1963 at the West Concord Union Church, remained in Concord where together they raised their loving family.
Carolyn was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and would have soon become a great grandmother. She was always supportive of family and friends. She worked for several years in the operating room at Emerson Hospital and later for many years as the nurse in the Urology Clinic at the John Cumming Building. Her kind demeanor was welcomed by all who knew her.
Family was the center of her life. She enjoyed countless family gatherings whether they were for holidays or milestone events where her presence was always cherished. Carolyn was a Girl Scout leader and a member of the Advisory Board of Concord Assembly #53 of Rainbow for a number of years. She and Bill enjoyed their summer homes in Gloucester and many times on Cape Cod. She enjoyed knitting and the stories of her inventory of yarn are legendary.
Along with her husband she is survived by her children, Mark C. Robinson and his wife Beth-Ann of Groton, CT and Susan Beth Lanchester and her husband , Gary of Concord, grand children Julia Rose Ritter and her husband Damon of San Diego, CA,, William L. Robinson, Spencer P Lanchester, David S. Robinson and James W. Robinson. She Is also survived by her brother, Maynard C. Forbes and several nieces and nephews..
BASED ON THE RISE IN OMICRON CASES AND THE CONCERN OF THE SPREAD OF THE VARIANT THE SCHEDULE OF SERVICES HAVE BEEN CHANGED. THE VISITING HOURS WILL REMAIN THE SAME (Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 10:00 am - 11:45 pm); HOWEVER, ATTENDEES ARE REQUESTED TO QUICKLY PAY THEIR RESPECTS AND NO CLOSE GATHERING.
THERE WILL BE NO SERVICE AT THE FUNERAL HOME, at 11:45 AM WE WILL GATHER IN CARS AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND PROCESS TO SLEEPY HOLLOW CEMETERY FOR THE COMMITTAL SERVICE.
The service on January 8 2022 was recorded and may be accessed by the link below:
Donations in her memory may be made to:
West Concord Union Church
1317 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
Native American Rights Fund
Boulder. CO 80302