Elaine J. Robinson

Tinley Park- Elaine J. Robinson, 85, died while surrounded by her family on May 29, 2019 at Rosary Hill Nursing Home, Justice, Illinois. Elaine (E.J.) was born on October 9, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Immaculato Antonio (Tony) and Anna (Gaudio) Catalano. Elaine graduated from Providence High School in 1951. Following graduation, she worked as a secretary for U.S. Naval Intelligence and later as a secretary for the N.Y. Central Railroad. She married Philip E. Robinson on September 3, 1955. They celebrated 63 years of marriage in 2018. Phil and Elaine raised their 7 children in Midlothian, Illinois and later moved to Tinley Park, Illinois after their children were grown. Elaine continued her work as a secretary after she raised her children. Elaine was predeceased by her parents Tony and Anna Catalano and her two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Catalano. She is survived by her husband Phil, her seven children, Lisa (Steve) Gabriel of Dixon, Illinois; Leslie Kruzich of Joliet, Illinois; Mark Robinson of Naperville, Illinois; Elaine (Tim) Bergeron of Tinley Park, Illinois; Maribeth (Alex) Tzavras of Aurora, Illinois; Gabrielle (Joe) Pudlo of LaGrange, Illinois and Gina Gagliano of Downers Grove, Illinois; her nineteen grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, her sister Rosemarie Cuchna, her sister-in-law Marlene Infanger and many nieces and nephews. Relative and friends are welcome to visit with Elaine's family from 1 to 6 P.M. on Sunday June 2, 2019 at Lawn Funeral Home 17909 S. 94th Ave. Tinley Park, IL 60487. A private funeral service will be held for her family and close friends at 10 A.M. on Monday June 3, 2019 in the chapel of Rosary Hill Nursing Home, 9000 W. 81st St. Justice, Illinois with Father Michael Novick officiating. Entombment will follow at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum, 16201 S. 104th Avenue Orland Park, IL. Funeral info (708) 532-3100

1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Sunday June 2, 2019
Lawn Funeral Home - Tinley Park
17909 S. 94th Ave.
Tinley Park, IL 60487 (Map/Directions)

10:00 A.M. on Monday June 3, 2019
Rosary Hill Home
9000 West 81st Street
Justice, Ilinois 60458 (Map/Directions)

Good Shepherd Cemetery
16201 S. 104th Ave
Orland Park, IL 60467 (Map/Directions)