FOOD SERVICE MANAGER
Florence Robinson, 88, a food service manager at the District’s old Slater-Langston Elementary School from 1965 to 1988, died Dec. 24 at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. She had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Mrs. Robinson was born Florence Adeline Hill in Orange County, Va., and moved to Washington in 1942. She had lived in Gaithersburg since 2000.
She volunteered for and was a past board member of the D.C. Congress of Parents and Teachers, for which she helped establish a youth volunteer week and community service awards.
Her husband of 57 years, Louis W. Robinson, died in 1999. A son, Louis W. Robinson Jr., died in 1945, and a daughter, Betty L. Robinson, died in 2000.
Survivors include five children, Carl C. Robinson of Los Angeles, Kafi R. Berry of Beltsville, Jacqui Horton of Louisville, G. Hope Asterilla of Washington, and Gail Robinson-Oturu of Clarksville, Tenn.; four sisters; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.