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 Graydon M. Robinson

Graydon M. Robinson

Birth
Barton, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Death 9 Nov 2012 (aged 80)
North New Portland, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Burial North New Portland, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 100642634 · View Source
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NORTH NEW PORTLAND -- Graydon M. Robinson, 80, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at his home in North New Portland. He was born June 30, 1932, in Barton, Vt., the son of Charles and Rogean (LeClair) Robinson. He attended local Catholic schools, St. Michael's College in Winooski, Vt., the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Canada, and Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC. He received several degrees, including a master's in philosophy and a master's in secondary education.
He married Virginia Parker on Oct. 26, 1970 in Loveland, Colo. In 1971 they moved to Maine, living in Bingham, Farmington, Skowhegan and, since 1978, in North New Portland.
Although he held a variety of jobs, most of his working life was spent in the field of education. He served as assistant principal and guidance director at Rice Memorial High School, in Burlington, Vt.; counselor at the Vermont State Youth Reformatory, in Vergennes, Vt.; coordinator of Maine's first career education program, in Bingham; coordinator of the K-12 career program, in Farmington; founder, director and research writer of the Maine Microfiche Occupational Information Program, serving Maine schools; and vocational counselor and grant writer at the Foster Regional Applied Technology Center, in Farmington, until retirement in 2000.
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Llewellyn Robinson; a sister, Charlotte Gravel; and a sister, Betty Valley.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Virginia, of North New Portland; a daughter, Dianne Tanner and her husband, Charles, of Grand Isle, Vt.; a brother, Wayne Robinson and his wife, Lynn, of Augusta; and a special sister-in-law, Betty Anne White, of Norfolk, Va.
Visiting hours will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Giberson Funeral Home, 40 Maple St., Madison. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Madison, with Father John Mazzei officiating. Interment will be in the North New Portland Cemetery.
Published in Morning Sentinel on November 13, 2012


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  • Created by: Lloyd Dalton
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100642634
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Graydon M. Robinson (30 Jun 1932–9 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100642634, citing North New Portland Cemetery, North New Portland, Somerset County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Lloyd Dalton (contributor 46971418) .