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“I miss you Matt! I can't believe it has been two long years. Not a day goes by that you're not in my thoughts. I can't wait for the day we reunite. ”
1 of 52 | Posted by: Sarah - Havre de Grace, MD

“I miss you so much Matt. Not a day goes by that you're not on my mind. I think of you when the sun shines and when the wind blows. I'll carry you...Read More »
2 of 52 | Posted by: Sarah Corey - Havre de Grace, MD

“It has taken me a long time to share my memories of Matt. We lost a big part of our "clan",but I know we are a strong family. We are all a little...Read More »
3 of 52 | Posted by: Alyse Marie Robinson - Lynn, MA

“Dear Gary, Ann, & family, We are truly sorry to hear of the passing of your son Matthew. We are praying that through God you can find the...Read More »
4 of 52 | Posted by: Francine (Chamberlain) Bargagna

“Thank you all for your heart-felt expressions of love and kindness. Even though we already knew what kind of a special guy Matt was, your words...Read More »
5 of 52 | Posted by: The Robinsons - Lynn, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most trying time. Matt was a wonderful guy and will be greatly missed. ”
6 of 52 | Posted by: Anne Hynes

“I am so sad to learn of Matt's passing, and my thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Robinson Family. ”
7 of 52 | Posted by: Stephanie - Nashua, NH

“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family during these difficult days. ”
8 of 52 | Posted by: Rachel Lozzi Green

“We are all blessed to have been part of Matt’s beautiful life here on earth, and although it was short, an eternity with him in heaven will be...Read More »
9 of 52 | Posted by: Theresa - Wilmington, MA

“Ann, Gary and family Please accept our deepest condolences on your loss. Your extended family here in Prince Edward Island couldn't be with you...Read More »
10 of 52 | Posted by: Jo Ann (Dowling) Crawford

“I am so sorry I was unable to attend Matt's services today. Please know that you have all been in my thoughts and prayers since I heard Matt was...Read More »
11 of 52 | Posted by: Kathy

“Ann, Gary and Family, Words cannot express the sadness I felt when I learned from Cathy of Matt's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
12 of 52 | Posted by: Colleen McManus - Stamford, CT

“Ann and Gary please accept our sincere condolences, along with Dean ,Drew and Dale Bennett. ”
13 of 52 | Posted by: Claire and Jack Damon - davenport, FL

“to my cousin more like a brother for so long i wish we had one last visit in maine to watch the stars for hours or all night like we used to, but i...Read More »
14 of 52 | Posted by: scott robinson - newfield, ME

“My heart goes out to the entire Robinson family. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I have so many great memories of Matt growing up and he...Read More »
15 of 52 | Posted by: Kraig Bloom - Wilmington, MA

“Matt, I have known you since we were 5 years old. Words cannot describe what you have meant to me. You were the only one who could call me, Chrissy...Read More »
16 of 52 | Posted by: Christine (Lambe-Segal) Poisson - MA

“I am so sorry for this loss. You are all in my prayes. ”
17 of 52 | Posted by: John Soucy - Lynn, MA

“To the Robinson Family..... our thoughts and prayers with you. John Kobuszewski & Michel Michaud ”
18 of 52 | Posted by: John Kobuszewski & Michel Michaud - MA

“With our deepest sympathy to the Robinson family, may your grandson, son and brother rest in peace. Rest peacefully Mat..... Respectfully, Kim...Read More »
19 of 52 | Posted by: The Barber Shop - Lynn, MA

“Gary and Ann... you're in my thoughts very much right now. Love - Steve ”
20 of 52 | Posted by: Steve Bailey - Buda, TX

“I have known Matt my whole life, and I will miss him for the rest of it. I am blessed to have known such a kind and selfless man and I know he's...Read More »
21 of 52 | Posted by: Katie McManus - Lynn, MA

“My heart goes out to the Robinson family. I knew Matt from high school & will always remember him as being extremely funny, happy and full of...Read More »
22 of 52 | Posted by: Melody Finnegan (Madruga) - Lynn, MA

“There are no words that I can find to express how deeply saddened I am at Matt's passing. The only comfort I have is in the fact that Matt is resting...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: Bonnie - Saugus, MA

“Matt, We took road trips together. We sang "The Company Way" duet on stage together. The memories are both fond and numerous. You will be dearly...Read More »
24 of 52 | Posted by: Jason Bonneau - Somerville, MA

“My memories of Matt go back as far as I can remember. Matt, you were my first crush, and quickly became the brother I never had. To this day rubbing...Read More »
25 of 52 | Posted by: Kelly (McManus) Negri - Lynn, MA

“Our prayers are with you during this sad time. We will remember all the fun we had at Scout gatherings. God Bless Matt ”
26 of 52 | Posted by: Pat & Jim Morley - Lynn, MA

“Matt, For so many years, we were inseparable. I'll never forget the good times we had and I will cherish those memories. You've been like a brother...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: Ryan Morley

“To the Robinson Family: May you have some comfort that your son was with his loving family. Our family will be making a donation to Dana Farber...Read More »
28 of 52 | Posted by: Karen Driscoll - Salem, MA

“Matt, you were one of my best friends at St. Pius. I have so many silly memories with you. Although we lost touch over the years, I never stopped...Read More »
29 of 52 | Posted by: Jill Hollywood Biddlecome - FL

“I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Linda & Vern Hoover ”
30 of 52 | Posted by: Linda Hoover

“I went to high school with Matt. I didn't really know him well but I do remember him as being a really nice guy. My thoughts and prayers are with his...Read More »
31 of 52 | Posted by: Lisa (Maloney) Wysocki - MA

“Dear Robinson Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Tracie ”
32 of 52 | Posted by: Tracie Baird

“Matt, You were a wonderful person! You were my first boyfriend and the first boy I ever said I love you too. You will always hold a special place in...Read More »
33 of 52 | Posted by: Hailey Ventura - Lynn, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Growing up Sara Cocoran and I were the best of friends and therefore I knew Matt through her and then had the pleasure...Read More »
34 of 52 | Posted by: Kelly (Nollet) Simard - Peabody, MA

“I just want to express my deepest sympathy and condolences for the Robinson family. I went to high school with Matt, and remember him as an extremely...Read More »
35 of 52 | Posted by: Kristin Tyler Harris

“What can one say to ease such a beautiful young man's passing? Memories are all we keep. Drama club, chorus, singing Peter Paul and Mary's lemontree...Read More »
36 of 52 | Posted by: Jess patten-burrell - salem, MA

“You were the light in many people's lives. Your smile and laughter were contagious. Your direction and opinion were not lost on me. You are in my...Read More »
37 of 52 | Posted by: Sara Corcoran Torres - Peabody, ME

“My memories span my entire lifetime, so to pick one would be nearly impossible. Matt was always the big brother to all of us, and our lives have been...Read More »
38 of 52 | Posted by: Allison McManus - Salem, MA

“With a heavy heart I offer my prayers and condolences to Gary and Ann. I also pray that God accept our newest saint Matthew into the company of the...Read More »
39 of 52 | Posted by: Kevin McManus - Salem, NH

“I went to High School with Matt and will always remember all the fun we had in Drama Club. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, so sorry for...Read More »
40 of 52 | Posted by: Kelly ( Johnson) McGarvey - Salem, MA

“Condolences to Matt's family. May he rest in peace. ”
41 of 52 | Posted by: Mark Sullivan - Lynn, MA

“I am Jaime's mom, who was a close friend of Matt. We had the pleasure of spending time with Matt and his brother while visiting San Diego 3 years...Read More »
42 of 52 | Posted by: Joanne Lennon - MA

“Hello, This is Katie and Sara Johnson's mother. I am so so sorry to hear about Matt. He was such a great kid. He was always so cheerful and friendly....Read More »
43 of 52 | Posted by: Marianne Johnson - Lynn, MA

“Hello, This is Katie and Sara Johnson's mother. I am so so sorry to hear about Matt. He was such a great kid. He was always so cheerful and friendly....Read More »
44 of 52 | Posted by: Marianne Johnson - Lynn, MA

“My sincere condolences to the Robinson family and friends. I went to high school with Matt. He had the greatest smile and we shared many laughs...Read More »
45 of 52 | Posted by: Amie Weddleton (Hudson) - Salem, MA

“Matt, You were truely one of the greatest friends that a person could ever have. Know that I love you & miss you so very much! We'll always have...Read More »
46 of 52 | Posted by: Becky (Roy) Dell'Arciprete - NC

“My condolences to you and and your entire family. I have great memories of Matt from high school and Drama Club. He was a great guy and will be...Read More »
47 of 52 | Posted by: Katie Johnson - Pittsfield, MA

“I am sorry for your loss. I am unable to make it for the service but I send my condolences. ”
48 of 52 | Posted by: Mark DiSessa - Centreville, VA

“I am shocked and saddened by Matt's passing. My love and prayers go out to his family and friends. ”
49 of 52 | Posted by: Janine (Nappi) Lang - Lynn, MA

“Matt, You will be missed by so many. You were such a great guy! My heart and prayers go out to the Robinson family. ”
50 of 52 | Posted by: Tracy (Sullivan) Roy - Liverpool

“Matt, you will be missed! My condolenced to the family! ”
51 of 52 | Posted by: Elyse Worth - Punta Gorda, FL

“The Solimine Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
52 of 52 | Posted by: Solimine Funeral Home - Lynn, MA


Mr. Matthew Robinson, 32 years of Lynn and formerly of San Diego, died on Saturday, October 3, 2009, at home after a brief illness. He was born in Lynn, the son of Gary and Ann (Corcoran) Robinson of Lynn. He was raised in Lynn and attended St. Pius V School and was a graduate of Lynn English High School. He lived in Lynn most of his life and spent nine and a half years in San Diego. Matt was employed as a waiter in San Diego area restaurants. Matt was friendly and outgoing, he loved to entertain and be the center of attention. He loved music. He played guitar and keyboards, but he mostly enjoyed singing. He was a member of the North Shoresmen, a local singing group. Matt is quoted as saying "I've really enjoyed my life" In addition to his mother and father he is survived by his brothers and sister, Joseph F. Robinson of Lynn, Andrew J. Robinson of California, Christine M. Dwan and her husband Eric of Peabody, and Michael T. Robinson of Lynn. He is the grandson of Harvey and Winnie Robinson of Lynn and the late Edward and Doris Corcoran. He also leaves several aunts, uncles and cousins. Matt's funeral will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 8:00 AM from the SOLIMINE, LANDERGAN AND RICHARDSON FUNERAL HOME, 426 Broadway (Rte 129) Lynn followed by a funeral mass in St. Pius V Church, Lynn at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Monday, October 12, 2009 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Donations may be made to the All Care Hospice, 16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901 or the Dana Farber Cancer Institute- Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place, West, 6th Floor, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445-7226.

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