Lawrence "Larry" Robinson

November 30, 1947May 17, 2010

Lawrence E. “Larry” Robinson, age 62, of Fall River, died Monday, May 17, 2010 at his residence. He was the husband of Kathleen A. “Kathy” (Fata) Robinson to whom he would have been married to for 19 years on June 29th.

Born in Fall River, son of the late Edward Robinson and the late Vara (Sisson) Kowalczyk, he had been a lifelong resident of the city.

He was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War having been stationed in Baumholder, Germany and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the former Southeastern Massachusetts University S.M.U. now UMass Dartmouth.

Mr. Robinson worked for the Fall River School Department for over 35 years before retiring in 2007. He taught social studies and English for many years at Kuss Middle School and finished his career as a 5th grade teacher at Watson Elementary School. He enjoyed baseball, traveling and his greatest joy was spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. In addition to his wife he is survived by one daughter, Tracy B. McGlinchey and her husband Kevin M. of Old Lyme, CT, one son, Todd L. Robinson and his wife Allison M. of Queens, NY, two sisters, Diana R. Robinson and Susan R. Rivet and her husband Dennis all of New Bedford, four grandchildren, Brynn E., Griffin S., and Carter P. McGlinchey and Sam D. Robinson, In-laws, Philip F. and Doris H. Fata of Fall River, many half brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held Friday, May 21, 2010 at 9:00AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter Street, Fall River followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in Notre Dame Church, 529 Eastern Avenue, Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Contributions in his honor may be made to the Salvation Army, 290 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA 02720 or to the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Massachusetts (Hospice), 502 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA 02720. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River.



  • Funeral Service Friday, May 21, 2010
  • Visitation Thursday, May 20, 2010


  • Burial

Lawrence "Larry" Robinson

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Brandon Audet

April 26, 2011

Mr. Robinson was my 5th grade teacher, an that was 5 years ago and today he is the best teacher i have ever had he will always be missed Brandon Audet

Iago Horta

September 20, 2010

Mr. Robinson was my teacher in 5th grade, 5 years ago. He is still the best teacher I've had. Googled him a few times to try to get his email. He was truly a great person.

Judith Borges

August 19, 2010

So sorry for your lost. I just found out today. Talked with Larry and you many times at the credit union about travel and retirement. He will be missed. J.Borges

May 21, 2010

Very sorry to hear about Larry's passing. We knew Larry when he was 12 years old when he was living in Tiverton. Our prayers and sympathy goes out to his family.

Mr. & Mrs. Mercier

A Student

May 21, 2010

Thinking of you all with love and sympathy.

A Studen

May 21, 2010

Thinking of you and your family with love and sympathy.

May 21, 2010

Dear Kathy,
Our deepest sympathy to you and the family on the loss of Larry. I hope the wonderful memories you have of trips and quiet times together bring you peace. You all are in our prayers.
Al and Nancy Simbro

May 20, 2010

Sorry to hear of Mr. Robinson's passing. He was a great teacher.

Nancy Briggs

May 20, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult and sorrowful time.
I pray that, in time, the pieces of your broken heart will mend and seal back together with the wonderful memories that you must have of him and I pray that Larry is in the mercy, grace and light of our Lord Jesus Christ.

My Deepest Sympathies

May 20, 2010

Mr. Robinson, you were a wonderful person and teacher. Thank you for all you taught us. We will miss you. May you rest in peace.
Nicholas & Patrick Raposo