Barbara A. (Bradley) RobinsonNovember 10, 1927 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 90)
AGAWAM: Barbara Ann (Bradley) Robinson, age 90, of Agawam, formerly of Holyoke, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She was born in South Hadley, daughter of the late Everett and Ethel (Fraleigh) Bradley and was a 1945 graduate of Holyoke High School. Barbara was a longtime officer manager at Abrasives & Tools Company in West Springfield, retiring in 1988. She enjoyed the times she spent visiting and sharing stories with her friends at Heritage Woods. Barbara was the widow of Lawrence W. Robinson, who passed away on February 22, 2002. Barbara and Larry were married for 56 years before his passing, and they were truly each other’s best friend. She is survived by two sons, Barry W. Robinson and his wife Ann of South Carolina and Brian E. Robinson and his wife Carol of South Hadley, two daughters, Bonnie Harris and her husband Len of Westfield and Betty Vershon and her husband Paul of Feeding Hills; ten grandchildren, Timothy, Karin, Bradley, Danny, Anna and Brian Robinson, Emily Purdy, Andrew Harris, and Nicholas and Daniel Vershon, many great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews including Sue and Judy. Besides her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her son, Bruce B. Robinson, two grandsons, Scott Robinson and Steven Vershon, and three siblings, Mildred Harry, Francis Bradley and Everett Bradley. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. The family requests to please omit flowers. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Boston Children’s Hospital, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.