Alan Robin

Nov 17, 1934 - Sep 22, 2020

Alan Robin, age 85 of Wayne passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22. 2020 surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Al has been a resident of Wayne since 1969

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday September 23, 2020 at the Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge.

Al was born on November 17, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York, one of six siblings. He married his high school sweetheart Joyce Robin in 1956 and moved to Wayne in 1968 where he raised four children. A true patriot Alan served twice in the US Army. He raised his family to respect and honor America.
 
Al leaves a legacy of Coaching in the Wayne community for 50 years. It was his passion, he shared his time, attention and wisdom with thousands of kids over the years. Further, Al had the distinction of being the first baseball coach in Wayne PAL history to have two sons plus two grandsons play on his team.  Al’s “home base” was the former Tom’s Lake field, which is next to Captain Kilroy Park. In 2008, this field was dedicated to his years of dedication and in recognition of his commitment to his community.  Al’s enthusiasm for the youth of Wayne was not limited to baseball.  His philosophy “You only learn when you  make mistakes… you gotta make mistakes to succeed” became his mantra not only for the sports of baseball and basketball, but for life.  Aly-Kat will be missed by all the generations of children and families he so loving influenced.  His amazing life will be celebrated with a memorial post Covid.   Donations in his name can be made to the Wayne PAL to continue to support the programs he so genuinely believed in. 
 
Al was proceeded in death by his son Dave and survived by his children Loren Robin, Cindy Kyparissis, Son-in-law Jimmy, Steven Robin and companion Maria Spina, Grandsons Adam, Alex, Jonathan, Daniel.  He will always be remembered by his long time best friend Angela McClane and countless extended family and friends.

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