Rev. Gerald J. Robinson

Born: Thu., Apr. 14, 1938
Died: Fri., Jul. 4, 2014


Visitation

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 10, 2014
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home


Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 11, 2014
Location: St. Hyacinth Catholic Church


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Rev. Gerald J. Robinson, 76, beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and dear friend, passed away on July 4, 2014.  He was born on April 14, 1938 to John and Mary (Sieja) Robinson in Toledo.  Rev. Gerald was ordained on May 30, 1964.  His Diocesan assignments included, St. Adalbert, Christ the King, St. Michael the Archangel (Findlay, OH), Mercy Hospital, Nativity, St. Stanislaus, St. Anthony, St. Joseph (Sylvania, OH), Flower Hospital, Lake Park, St. Hyacinth and St. Vincent de Paul Parishes.  After these assignments, the Bishop granted him permission to live with his parents where he acted as their caregiver and continued his ministry to the sick and infirmed.   For more than 50 years, Rev. Gerald truly enjoyed his vocation and service to others.
Rev. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; nephew Brian Robinson; aunts and uncles.
   Surviving is his brother Thomas (Barbara) Robinson; nephew Mark Robinson; aunt Dorothy Sieja; and extended family and friends.  
   Family and friends may visit on Thursday from 2-8p.m. at the W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy.   A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014 at St. Hyacinth Church at 11:00.am with visitation one hour before Mass.   Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.   Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Hyacinth Church.  The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff at Hocking Correctional Facility and Franklin Medical Center for all of their care and support.  

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Mary Koslovsky
   Posted Thu July 10, 2014
I remember his kindness to my family twenty years ago when he came to the hospital to administer the last rites to my father. We had been unable to get a parish priest to come to the hospital and he was the only priest from the diocese that would come late in the evening. He consoled us and promised to return the next day to pray for my father. Unfortunately, my father passed away the next day but, thankfully, he was able to have the last rites because of Fr. Robinson.

John Thebes
   Posted Thu July 10, 2014
Deepest sympathies to family of Fr. Robinson. It was an honor and privilege to help him and I truly know that he is in a better place.

Phyllis Bojarski
   Posted Thu July 10, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Fr. Robinson. I cherish my memories of Father at St. Anthony's, when my young son was altar boy. And the times at St. Stan's and St. Hyacinth when I was member of their choirs. God bless you Father, may you rest in peace.

Karen Hamman
   Posted Sat July 12, 2014
My prayers have been with you for along time. This was a hard road for all of our family. The Lord knew what He was doing with Father Jerry. The Lord was there with you during your anguish. He is with you now to comfort and strengthen you during this time. The Lords grace and strength are sufficent to carry you through. Love you always. Karen

Judy Zimmerman Hirzel
   Posted Tue July 15, 2014
Not sure if you still remember me,Gene sister. You have my sympathy for you and the whole Family. Everyone has been though so much I hope Father can now rest in peace. Judy

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