Hilda Washington Robinson

Published 4:59 pm Saturday, October 8, 2016

Hilda Washington Robinson, 93, passed away on Oct. 4, 2016. She was born in Smithfield to the late William and Olive Washington. Hilda was an Eastern Star Past Matron of Mt. Sinai Chapter 18. She was also a member of the Suffolk Woman’s Club and a member of Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Portsmouth.

Hilda is remembered for her love of music, playing and teaching the piano as well as singing. She was the author of “The Washington more than a thousand years.” Hilda is predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Thomas Robinson.

Left to cherish her memory are sons, Thomas W. Robinson (Marva), of Chesapeake, Patrick Neal Robinson, of Providence Forge, David Dean Robinson, of Suffolk; four grandsons, one granddaughter, three great-grandchildren and other loving family members.

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A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 11, 2016, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, with Dr. Thurman Hayes Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and Eastern Star rites will be rendered. Memorial donations may be offered to the Portsmouth Disabled American Veterans Chapter 27, 3019 Portsmouth Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23704. Condolences may be offered at www.RWBakerFH.com.