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Washington Township's Edward Robinson Dies, 47

Edward Robinson died after a long battle with cancer.
Edward Robinson died after a long battle with cancer. Photo Credit: Edward Robinson

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Edward Robinson of Washington Township died on Jan. 15 after surviving cancer for more than two decades. He was 47.

Robinson was a graduate of Queen of Peace High School, and earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in science from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford.

His last job was as a financial analyst at AT&T in Paramus. Robinson was an avid reader with particular interest in politics, history and comic books.

He enjoyed writing and collaborated on a biography on Dick Briefer’s “The Monster of Frankenstein.” Ed was a true gentleman who tirelessly met the needs of his family and friends.

These efforts honed his skills as an arguer, especially when hooking horns with insurance issues. He will be remembered as a kind, caring, intelligent and loyal friend.

Robinson was an active member of Bethany Church in Washington Township.

He is preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Joy Burke.

The Lyndhurst native is survived by his parents, James and Elaine Robinson; wife Jill Robinson, to whom he was married to for 22 years; and daughter Emma Robinson; mother and father-in-law, Joseph and Janice Dziezawiec; brothers James, his wife Stephanie; Robert, his wife Julie; Roger, his wife Lori; brother-in-law Michael Burke; nieces and nephews Alex, Matthew, Olivia, Sophia, and Samantha.

Visitation will be on Sunday, Jan. 21from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a funeral service at 4:30 p.m. at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff.

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