Alfreda M. Robinson


NILES — Alfreda M. Robinson, 103, passed away at Humility House on March 17, 2017.

Alfreda was born Aug. 30, 1913, in Niles, to Richard and Susan Slater Moseley.

On June 26, 1935, in New Castle, Pa., she united in marriage to John Robinson whom preceded her in death in 1954.

Alfreda spent her career as the assistant librarian at the Niles McKinley Library until her retirement in 1976.

She was a lady of great faith and a longtime member of the Niles First United Methodist Church. She was very active in many of the church circles and committees including the Wesleyan Service Guild. Alfreda was also involved with the Rebecca’s female organization of the ODD Fellows and she received a 25-year service award from Meals on Wheels.

She enjoyed bowling as well. When she was 98, she joined a cardio fitness class at Fit Family. The class met twice a week, and she never missed.

Besides her husband, Alfreda was preceded in death by her sister Ethel Roe. She is survived by her children Sue (Bob) Bullock, Richard (Pat) Robinson and Carolyn Lorent; her grandchildren, Rick (Sharon) Bullock, Beth Ripple, Pam (John) Valentino, James (Kelli) Bullock, Kim Sullivan, Tonya (Ed) Garofoli, Ryan (Allison) Robinson, Rhonda (Cal) Harris, John (Caryl) Lorent and Georgia Shaffer as well as 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the entire staff of Humility House for their kindness and diligent care of Alfreda.

Visit with Alfreda’s family from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Lane Funeral Homes, Niles location; 415 Robbins Ave., where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Memorial donations may be made to Easter Seals; 299 Edwards St, Youngstown, OH 44502 or the American Diabetes Association; 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Va. 22202.

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