Mrs. Gardenia Robinson, age 87, passed away at Isabella Geriatric Center in Manhattan, New York, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Born June 29 1931, in Sumter, South Carolina, she attended Tindale School in Sumter, SC. She relocated from Sumter, SC to Long Island, NY in 1965 and moved to Manhattan, NY in 1968. Her career as a housekeeper span from 1965 to 1990.
She was preceded in death by her Spouse, John Robinson; Parents, Alice Wright-Mother and Luis Wright-Father; Siblings, Carrie Wright-Sister and Charles Wright-Brother; Son, Roosevelt Wright Sr. Survivors include: Children -Leroy Wright and Calvin Wright; Daughter-in-Law, Satria Louise Hasty Wright (Birmingham, AL); Grandchildren – Jamelle Robinson (Atlantic City, NJ); Nietta; Shammara Gardenia Hasty (Charlotte, NC); Ameer [Dana] Jeronzo Hasty Wright (Birmingham, AL); Roosevelt [Nesha] Wright, Jr. (Huntsville, AL); Ebony Andrea Wright(Pineville, NC); Hubie Wright Jr.; Carrie Wright; 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Robinson has been a faithful member of Greater File Chapel since 1975. Awards she received for service to the community include: City Council Citation (Life work in the community) – 2017; Special Congressional Recognition (Outstanding and Invaluable Service in the community) - 2017, Public Advocate for NY (Community) – 2017.