John Robinson

Obituary of John Thomas Robinson

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John Thomas Robinson passed away peacefully on April 14, 2023, in the Dartmouth General Hospital. He was born in Halifax on June 29, 1952, and was the son of the late, Edward A Robinson and the late Violet Anne Robinson (Brereton). John is survived by his brothers, Bill Robinson (Colette), George Robinson (Debbie), and the late Edward Robinson (Bea), late Donald Robinson; sisters, Mary Hamilton (late Pat), Helen Atkinson (late Danny), Elizabeth Kilbride (late Kenneth), Edwina MacFarlane (late Mark); one niece, and many nephews. John worked at Halifax Watch Company in the Halifax Shopping Centre for many years, which he thoroughly enjoyed. He had a passion for sports and coached hockey and played golf and shuffleboard. Two of his favourite TV shows were The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon. His most favourite saying was, "It's not July yet." John had a love for animals, and donations can be made to Hope For Wildlife in his name. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Precious Health Care for taking care of John, and also for putting up with him. They also extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Dartmouth General Hospital ICU for the excellent care that John received. A celebration of John's life will be held at a later date. May John's memory be a blessing to all who knew him.
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