Russell H. Robinson of Chelmsford


5542 RobinsonRussell H. Robinson, 91, of Chelmsford, MA died Thursday, May 28, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at his home.

He was married to the late Dorothy Robinson for 64 years.

Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Andrew and Blanche Robinson.

He proudly served with the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII in the European Theatre.

Russ owned and operated Russ’ Donut Shop of Somerville, MA and had worked at New England Clothes Recycling with his son, Dwight until he retired at age 85.

Russ took great joy spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children, John and wife, Chris Shelton, Dwight and wife, Carol Robinson of Dracut and Kyle Cooke of Chelmsford; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

He was the father of the late Russell Robinson of Alaska, who died in October of 2008.

Visitation will be Sat. from 10:30 to 11:45 AM followed by a Memorial Service Sat. at 11:45 at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


June 6, 2015
Dolan Funeral Home


June 6, 2015
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Connie Mason says:

    Kyle & Family I am so sorry for the loss of your father he was an awesome man. I loved to see him sitting in his chair when I came to see you .. I loved our talks we had .. he is now in heaven with all the angles & our mighty father may he rest in peace always ..
    Love, Connie

  2. Laura Salamone says:

    Kyle & the whole Robinson Family,
    Very Sorry for the loss of your dad.
    May the precious memories live on.

  3. Gary, Mandy & Gemma Shelton says:

    Our love and thoughts are with you all in this time of sadness. Rest in peace Russ xxxxx

  4. Mickey Lastoria says:

    So sorry for the news. Really sorry that Dwight and I didn’t follow through on the trip to Vegas with Ray before he passed. Our deepest condenses to Dwight and Kyle and there families.

  5. Michael j Feuerstein says:

    My mother and I wish you deepest condolences to you and your family.

  6. Sheila & George Davis says:

    So sorry for the loss of your Dad. I know how much he meant to you. Our condolences to you and your family. Love to you always Kyle.

  7. Sue Foley says:

    So sorry to hear of Uncle Russ’ death. Although I have not seen him for a while I will never forget his amazing sense of humor. All 10 sisters and brothers with their husbands and wives are in heaven having the best reunion ever. RIP Snooky,
    Milton, Harry, Ray, Russ, Gladys, Verna, Ellie, Maralyn and Dawn, you were a fun loving family and I will never forget you.

  8. Bob Sallese says:

    I’m so sorry to hear this Russ was one of the best men I’ve known and will ever know. He was a true hero and acted as such. He always gave it to you straight and told you like it was. You could always count on him for a great story and could remember everything!! He raised a beautiful family and his memory will live on with them and all who loved him. Rest easy Russ you will be sorely missed. ~ Boo ~

  9. Debra Walsh says:

    My sincere condolences to the Robinson family.

  10. Holly And Hugh Sheridan says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Uncle Russ watch out for the green van. Only one more passenger to pick up and you might be riding forever lol. Miss and love you always. You made Novie a fun place to be .

  11. Jean Albano says:

    My deepest condolences on your loss. He was a really nice person whom l’m sure will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

  12. Scott White says:

    I am so sorry to hear this. I always enjoyed being around Russ. He could always make you laugh and had a great smile! My only regret is that I didn’t get to spend more time with him and get to know him better. All of you in the family are in my thoughts. We love all of you!

  13. Jim & Heather Gavel says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Memories of Russ will be with us always. Rest in peace

  14. Janet J Parsons says:

    Our deepest condolences, you will be missed Uncle Russ

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