Barry G. Robinson

Date of Passing:

May 9, 2020

Robinson, Barry G., 80, of Riverside, died peacefully on May 9, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Katherine (Bogoian) Robinson.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, a son of the late Keith and Ethel Robinson, he lived in Riverside since 1986.

Mr. Robinson was a Store Manager and then went onto become a District Manager for the F.W. Woolworth Co. from 1960-1984, he then was a Distributor at Voortman Ltd. from 1985-1991, was the owner of Lindy’s Deli Co. from 1991-2005 and was a Department Manager for the A.C. Moore Store from 2005-2019.

Barry was a former Mason. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and watching football.

Besides his wife of 60 years, he is survived by a son, Barry G. Robinson Jr. and his wife Rachel of Norwalk, CT; two daughters, Lisa G. Wilson and her husband Scott of Carthage, ME and Tracey A. Faria and her husband Jonathan of Bristol; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

A private family graveside service will be held in North Burial Ground Cemetery, Providence. A Celebration of his Life will be held at an appropriate future date. Contributions in Barry’s memory to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Dear Kathy and family,

    Our deepest condolences on your loss. May he rest in peace.
    God bless you all.

    George Topalian & family.

  2. Dear Kathy and Family,

    So sorry for your loss. I hope you take comfort in the happy memories you created together. God bless all of you.

    Robbie Babigian

  3. Kathy and family: My condolences on the loss of your beloved Barry. He was one of a kind. I remember our days at Lindy’s fondly.
    May the Lord illuminate his soul. Rest in peace Barry.


  4. He will be deeply missed and he has been a great friend. Our prayers and thoughts go to you and your family.

  5. So sorry for your and our loss. Barry will be greatly missed. I will never forget the chats and advice he’s given me over the years. Out nightly closings at AC Moore were the best. We had fun. Was sad when he dropped closing nights. Wasn’t able to see him as much as I’d liked to.
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of need. May you find Peace in knowing the pain and suffering is over.
    God Bless!

  6. So sorry for your loss

  7. Barry I am going to miss you and our chats that were for “another day.”
    I will always remember that witty smile, the great conversations we had sitting on the guardrail at work. You shared so many memories with me over the years I can still hear your voice.
    may god bless you and your family throught his time.

    fly high my friend
    Scott P.

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