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Irene Faye Robinson

November 15, 1924 — December 9, 2023

Marietta

Irene Faye Robinson passed away on December 9, 2023 in Marietta, Ohio at the age of 99.

She was born on November 15, 1924 in Vienna, West Virginia and was the first of three daughters born to Vernie and Ruth Brookover.

Irene was the oldest living member of her Williamstown High School class of 1942. Irene was a graduate of Mountain State Business College in Parkersburg, WV and also obtained a residential real estate license in later years. She assembled handles on the shovels used during World War II to support the war effort in the Parkersburg WW Shovel Plant. She was the manager of the old Crystal Dairy in downtown Marietta, where she first met and later married her husband of 34 years Richard P. Robinson on September 14, 1946. Irene was a lifetime homemaker and tailor/ seamstress extraordinaire. She was a 4-H leader and a Washington County Extension Office representative to Washington D.C. Additionally, she was a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Den Mother and Marietta High School Band Booster during the 1970’s.

Irene was the oldest living member of the Williamstown American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and was responsible in obtaining their original charter. She was an extensive collector and lifetime member of the Fenton Art Glass Club. Irene was a lifelong member of the Burnt Hill Community Church.

Irene is survived by her children Robert (Debbie) Robinson of Hamilton, OH and Kathie Griffin of Marietta; daughter-in-law Barbara Arnold Robinson; grandchildren Clay Robinson, Caleb (Emily) Robinson, Angel (Joel) Williamson, Nikki (Buddy) Butler, Cassie Bartlett (Chad Hockenberry), Markus Griffin, Jenny Mason and Trevor Robinson; 19 great grandchildren; sister Mary Ann (Allen) Campbell.

In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her husband Richard Paul Robinson, son Richard P. Robinson II and her sister Evelyn L. Farley.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Roberts Funeral Home – East Lawn Chapel, 27880 St. Rt. 7, Marietta, OH 45750 and on Thursday from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m. with Pastor Michael Branch officiating. Burial will follow at East Lawn Memorial Park. Online tributes may be made at www.robertsfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Marietta

27880 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750

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Visitation

Thursday, December 14, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Marietta

27880 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Marietta

27880 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750

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