John W. Robinson

September 14, 1956June 25, 2018

John W. Robinson died on Monday, June 25, 2018 at his residence. He was sixty-one years of age. "JR" was born in Philadelphia and was the son of the late John W. Robinson and Joan Quigley Robinson-Hildebrand. JR was a longtime resident of the Feasterville, Trevose and Langhorne areas.

JR was an employee of Verizon for over twenty-five years in the greater Philadelphia area and previously worked for Kingsbury in Philadelphia. He was a 1974 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School and also attended Temple University, where he studied Voice Performance.

An excellent singer and actor, JR performed at the Huntingdon Valley Dinner Theater for a number of years. His friends fondly remember his portrayals as Jud in "Oklahoma" and Bill Sykes in "Oliver". JR also had a role in Mike O'Mahony's horror movie, I.B.S. He was a volunteer worker at a number of Monster-Mania Cons. He enjoyed photography, writing songs, and keeping in touch with friends.

JR was the beloved husband of Theresa Partington Link for seventeen years. He was the devoted father of Jenifer Cataldi (Nicholas) of Southampton and Keith Link (Sharon Johnson) of Trevose. He was the Pop-Pop of London, Roman, Phoenix and Oktober Lily Cataldi. He is survived by his sister, Carol Alexander (David) and his nieces, Jessica and Katie.

Services and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to any animal shelter or humane society of your choice. JR loved all animals but had a particular fondness of wolves.


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Joy Guggenheim

July 19, 2018

John was one of my high school buddies. We shared amusing experiences in class and for a few of the hs performances. John had a kindness about him that was unmatched. Upon graduation, this kindness was showered on me due to the fact that John came with me (in full cap & gown) to visit my dying grandmother who was in the hospital. He helped my family by giving her a reason to smile. For this memory, I will always be grateful that I knew John!
From my heart,

Rich Orth

July 2, 2018

Never anything but a favorite memory when talking to John. My wife and I are just fortunate that we got to spend time with him over the last 8 years or so! Miss you my friend, Rich & Lora.

Deborah Schall-Sica

July 2, 2018

I've known John since the late 60s. We belong to a youth group called Dimension and that's where we met. Then we went on to high school where we both sang in the choir. As with any or should I say many High School friendships we grew apart. One day while I want the Monster Mania convention in Cherry Hill my daughter was speaking to a gentleman and somehow they got talking about Lincoln High School. My daughter mentioned that maybe her mother had also attended that high school and show John a picture and John recognize me. The next convention I made sure I attended track John down and it was like we had never drifted apart it was good connecting with him again. I love listening to his stories loved him taking my photograph love looking at his photographs and just general friendship. He will be greatly missed Blessed Be John.

Lee Hoffman

July 2, 2018

I met John at MM some years ago and immediately clicked. Each time we would set up as vendors he was there, supporting, funny, and part of the family... We've talked now for years and shared funniest, phone calls and had the pleasure of his company before my surgery. What a friend to come and sit with your hubby keeping him company.
Ralph and I love you with our whole hearts, I think of you every day and smile.. Sometimes I wipe a tear but then hear your voice saying how much you worried about your friends. A true, honorable, kind and always happy man.
I will miss you friend ~

Donna L Maxwell

July 2, 2018

JR. . .Intelligent, compassionate, articulate, fearless friend & defender of animals & people. Champion of worthy causes who always took action to make our world a better place.
A delightfully absurd sense of humor & that wonderful laugh!
You were one of a kind & irreplaceable in this physical domain. All of us in your world are better off having known you & the lessons you taught transcend time & space. So grateful that we reconnected thru the magic of the Internet. . . Sending love to you Terri, to JR’s family & to all of his friends from every walk of life. Grok.

Michelle Cassentino Angelucci

June 29, 2018

I’ve known you since I was born. So many memories.... picnics with guitar and piano playing... and tractor races, shows, swimming at your house on Wesleyan. You were a big part of my young life. I always enjoyed your company. You were definitely “unique”. Rest In Peace, my friend.
“Bloop, bloop “

Margie Klapper

June 29, 2018

Whenever I hear "Mr. Bojangles," I will think of you, John. Thank you for remembering me when I was just beginning my career.

Frau Margie Boyd (Klapper)
German Teacher at Abraham Lincoln High School (1968-1973)