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

Alfreda was born in Niles on Aug. 30, 1913, 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 long-time 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.

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

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.

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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.

Guestbook Entries

Sincere Sympathy

“What a remarkable woman. Met her and celebrated her 100th birthday at Fit Family. She always kept going. My prayers to the family.”

 » Elaine Pekarovic on March 20, 2017

What a beautiful lady

“My deepest sympathy Carolyn and family. Alfreda was an example to us all on how to live! She was a special lady. I always enjoyed talking to her at Fitfamily. May God bless you and give you comfort at this very sad time❤🙏🏻”

 » Linda Mesik on March 20, 2017

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