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Dewey E. Robinson Jr.

Dewey E. Robinson Jr., 73, of Colonial Drive, Ipswich, died peacefully Monday February 21, 2011 surrounded by his family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, following his long illness. He was the husband of the late  Priscilla A. (Little) Robinson.

Born in Ipswich August 4, 1937, son of the late Dewey E. and Maude (Sheppard) Robinson, he was a graduate of Ipswich Public Schools and the Essex Agricultural and Technical Institute, going on to  serve for nine years with the National Guard, 23rd Corps Cadet.

Married in Newburyport in September 1957, Dewey built  his home on Mile Lane where he raised a family and lived until he moved to Colonial Drive in 1994.  During these years  Dewey was employed  as a carpenter with Robbins Construction of Danvers, and was later self employed for several years.  Most recently, he was employed as a construction supervisor by Royal Design Builders of Hampton, New Hampshire from which he retired  in 1989.

For many years, Dewey bowled with the Community Bowling League and also played league cribbage at the A. P. Gardner Post in Hamilton. He was also a member of the Ipswich AMVETS Post #201 and the A.P. Gardner American Legion Post #194.

He is survived by his longtime companion Jody M. Bartlett of Ipswich, a son, Dewey E. Robinson III and his wife Amy of Ipswich, a daughter, Melissa DiMauro and her husband Michael of Woburn, five grandchildren, Dewey Robinson IV, and Kaitlin Robinson both of Ipswich, LeAnn DiMauro, Matthew DiMauro and Adam DiMauro all of Woburn, two brothers, William Robinson and his wife Ann of New Hampshire and  Ronald Robinson and his wife Maude of Ipswich, two sisters, Lucille Robbins and her husband Raymond, and Susan Aldrich all of Tilton, New Hampshire as well as many nieces and nephews .

His funeral service will be held Saturday, February 26, at 11 am in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Friday 4 to 7 pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923.

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