Arlene C. Robinson

Arlene C. Robinson, age 90 a resident of Gloversville died Thursday December 20, 2018 at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville. She was born on October 28, 1928 in Gloversville, NY. The daughter of the late Erving and Eva Bell Snow Colby.

Arlene was a lifetime area resident and a member of the Bleecker Street Church of Christ where she served as a Deaconess. She was a homemaker.

She was married to Robert Duesler, Don (Jack) Whitman and lastly, Ralph Robinson, whom all predeceased her.

Survivors include her daughters; Donna Whitman of Broadalbin and Karen Canary of Gloversville. Step-children; Wayne and Gary Robinson and Judy Knowlton. Sisters; Ethel Sanborn of Mayfield and Margaret Risucci of California. Ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren also survive her. She was predeceased by her siblings, Donald Colby, Shirley Cwiakala, Erving Colby and Clyde Colby.

Honorary bearers will be Donnie Calder and bearers, William Anagnostopulos, Milo Gifford, Bill DeGraff, Justin Frye, Kyle Frye and Matthew Frye.

Visitation will be held on Friday December 28, 2018 at the Northville Funeral home from 11 a.m. to noon where a funeral service will be held at noon. Burial will be in the spring in Edinburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Donnie Calder, 34 North East Ave., Johnstown NY 12095. Condolences may be made to the family online at

By Patricia Older

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