Stephen Edwin Robinson, Sr. passed away in the early hours of Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the age of 70 from complications of lymphoma. He was comforted by the love of his life, his wife of 45 years, Cheryl Caruso Robinson, his four devoted sons, Stephen Edwin, Jr. (Aimee Laiche) of Metairie, LA, Scott Joseph (Valerie Winters) of Houma, LA, Sean Christopher (Sarah Marger) of Austin, TX, and Craig Michael (Kate Danahay) of Metairie, LA. Affectionately called “Paw Paw” by twelve most loving, adorable grandchildren: Alex Kee, Olivia, Zachary, Conrad, Bryce, Gabrielle, Alice, Penelope, Alaina, Benjamin, Theodore, and Baby Girl Robinson.
Survived by his sister, Patricia Robinson Minera and brother-in-law, Jorge Minera of Guatemala, CA. Brother-in-law of Earl Ruth of Covington, LA, Cathy Brien of Kenner, LA, Ronald and Mary Ann Caruso of Metairie, LA. His special Aunt June Rodrigue of McComb, MS as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Frederick Edwin and Evelyn Donewar Robinson, and his sister, Yvonne Ruth. His father and mother-in-law, Ronald and Rosemary Caruso, brothers-in-law Craig Caruso and Gene Brien.
Born in New Orleans, LA and raised in Harahan, LA. A 1963 graduate of St. Rita School Harahan, LA, a 1967 graduate of De La Salle High School New Orleans, LA, Southeastern University Hammond, LA, and Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine New Orleans, LA.
He retired from a career in Environmental Health & Safety from Dow Chemical (Union Carbide Corp), in Taft, LA, worked several years post retirement for BASF Corporation, in Jackson, MS and was a private health & safety consultant throughout his career.
Many thanks to the dedicated doctors and staff of Ochsner Medical Ctr., Kenner, LA and MD Anderson, Houston, TX.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Rita Catholic Church, 7100 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, LA on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12 noon. Visitation will be held from 10 am until Mass time.
Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA.