Marsha Robinet, 49

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Marsha Ann Robinet, 49, a 16-year resident of Forest Park and a former 33-year resident of Oak Park, died on July 26, 2018 at Rush University Medical Center. Born on Jan. 22, 1969 in Chicago, she was raised in Oak Park and graduated from William Beye Elementary and Oak Park and River Forest High School. She received her B.S. from Northern Illinois University and her M.A. in social work from Aurora University. She was a social worker at Loyola University Medical Center for the past two years. 

She had a life full of adventures with friends and family and was blessed to have been part of the Elmwood Avenue Gals who just recently took a trip to North Carolina. She was part of a ukulele group and was known to serenade the people she loved with song. Marsha. She was adored by her family and friends and had a profound, positive impact on the lives she touched. She was a precious daughter, a remarkable sister, a generous aunt, and a cherished friend. 

Marsha is survived by her birth mother, Roz (John) Knox; her adoptive parents, McLouis and Harriette Robinet; her siblings, Stephen Robinet, Philip Robinet, Jonathan Robinet, Rita Hall and Linda Robinet; and her nieces and nephews, Alison, Michael, Kaitlin and Conrad. 

Visitation will be held on Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. until time of Mass, 12 p.m., at Oak Park's St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave., followed by private interment. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oak Park Community Foundation Songs for Peace and Justice and/or Catholic Charities are appreciated. 

Additional information is available at or 708-383-3191. 

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