Ernestine E. "Sissy" Robinson Gentile, 92, of Erie died, Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Manchester Presbyterian Lodge.
She was born September 18, 1921, in Erie, a daughter of the late Ernest and Virgene Cox Robinson.
She had worked as a professional singer with the Sons of Melody and several other groups. She was a lifetime member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary.
She was a very active and devoted Catholic, and a member of the Rome Pilgrimage Choir.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Gentile, a son, Arthur C. Gentile, and eight brothers, Charles, Otis, Donald, Leo, Grover, Eugene, David, and Frank Robinson.
She is survived by one daughter, Nancy J. Gentile of Voorhees, N.J.; two sons, John R. Gentile and his wife Rita of Harrisonburg, Va., and Anthony H. Gentile and his wife Stacey of Waterford, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Gentile of Ocala, Calif., and one brother, Ralph Robinson of Edinboro, Pa. She is also survived by Dorothy Wadsworth, Maryann Ross, and Cynthia Corley; ten grandchildren (Deborah Smith, Jeffrey Gentile, James Gentile, Judy Homa, Michael Gentile, Julia Warner, Cullen Gentile, Daniel Gentile, Amanda Merski, April Hannah); 12 great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.
1918–2010 (m. 1939)
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