Dianne Alice Robinson (Calvi), 77, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House. Born on January 24, 1944, in Weymouth, Mass., she was the daughter of the late James Vincent Calvi and Arlene Louise Francis Fogg Calvi.
Dianne graduated from Hingham High School in Hingham, Mass., in 1962. On December 22, 1962, she married the love of her life, Patrick. Dianne was a graduate of Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, Mass. She was a Patient Care Technician in the medical field and retired after 24 years from St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Mrs. Robinson was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America #2593. She was also a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Hingham, Mass., St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., and St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in Statesville, N.C.
In addition to her parents, James Vincent Calvi and Arlene Louise Francis Fogg Calvi, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Patrick Edward Robinson; her granddaughter, Arlene Robinson; her sisters, Elsie Houston and Patty McWilliams; and her brother, James “Zeke” Calvi.
Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Michael E. Robinson and his wife Lydia, Patrick J. Robinson and his wife Ann, David A. Robinson, and Sean J. Robinson and his wife Yuko; her grandchildren, Declyn Robinson, Liam Robinson, Zoe Robinson, Olivia Robinson, Matthew Robinson, Hiroto Robinson, Reina Robinson and Takumi Robinson; and her sister, Louise Mary Young and her husband Merton.
A private memorial will be held at Nicholson Funeral Home and a private entombment will be held in the Salisbury National Cemetery.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Daughters of America, National Office, 10 West 71st. Street, New York, NY 10023 (www.catholicdaughters.org) or to St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 525 Camden Drive, Statesville, NC 28677.
Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com.
Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Robinson family.