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Linda Robison passes at 81

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Linda Wright Robison, 81, of Hopkinton, passed away on May 29, 2024 after a bout with cancer. The first-born child of Ellen Gough Dinsmore and Calvin Jewett Wright, she grew up in Sturbridge and Marblehead. Linda is survived by her husband, James Robison, M.D., her daughters Melissa Guppy Williamson (Robert) of Santa Rosa Beach, FL and Janet Guppy Beach (Troy Altamura) of Hopkinton, and stepchildren Rod Robison of Newton, Kristin Robison of Brookline and Kenley Robison of Marlborough.

Linda was also survived by grandchildren, Jenna Williamson Derocher (Braelyn), of Weymouth, Ryan Williamson (Allison), of Charlotte, NC Shelby Beach (Jamie Gautreau) of Whitinsville and US Army Sgt. Wyatt Beach (Jennifer), of Fayetteville, NC a brother, Brad Wright (Doreen), of Fairfax, VT a nephew Peter Wright of Fairfax, VT and a niece, Carolyn Wright Golonka (Lawrence) of Downingtown, PA. Linda was blessed to greet a great grandchild, Tessa Gautreau in April, 2024. Linda was predeceased by her brother, Stephen C. Wright and his wife, Jacqueline, by her mother and stepfather Wesley Dinsmore and her first husband Richard Guppy.

Linda received a Bachelor’s Degree from Regis College in Weston in 1989 and an Associate Degree from Endicott College in Beverley in 1962. A gifted singer and musician, Linda was born to perform. She sang with the A Capella singers of Framingham and was a soloist at the Grace Congregational Church in Framingham. Linda had performed in several productions of the Worcester County Light Opera, the Medway Players, the Milford Theater Guild and the Walpole Footlighters. Linda loved to spend hours playing the piano and singing to the music of classic productions such as Camelot and South Pacific. She enjoyed attending musical theatre productions as well. Les Miserable was a favorite.

A Memorial service for Linda will be held on Thursday, June 6th at 10:30 a.m. at the Universalist-Unitarian Church of Greater Lynn, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott, MA. Interment will immediately follow at Swampscott Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org
Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.


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