August 12, 1929 ~ October 18, 2007
Rev. Robinson, Fisher J., SVD, Divine Word Missionary, a 40 year resident of Los Angeles, passed away Thursday, October 18th, 2007 in Downey. Born in Louisiana Father Robbie was 78 years of age. He joined the Divine Word Missionaries in 1950, ordained priest in 1958. He is survived by two sisters Juanita Harang, Houston, Texas and Winnie Mae, Omaha, Nebraska and five nephews and 1 niece among many other family. Among various positions and duties Fr Robinson served as Principal of Verbum Dei High School (67-80); Chaplain of the Regina's (67-07);Pastor at St Malachy Church (80-89); Vicar of Black Catholics in L.A. (86-2000); a 4th Degree in Knights & Ladies of Peter Claver. Vigil Service at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church in L.A. 7:00 PM Monday, October 22; Funeral Mass, Tuesday, October 23, 11:00 AM at St John Evangelist Church reception to follow at St Bernadette Church Hall; Committal will be Wednesday, October 24th, 2007, 9:30 AM at Crestlawn Memorial park in Riverside. In lieu of flowers please remember Fr Fisher Robinson Scholarship Fund at VDHS or Divine Word Missionaries.
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