Cynthia ‘Cindy’ (Truitt) Robinson, 60

Cynthia “Cindy” (Truitt) Robinson, 60, passed away in the loving care of her family and the staff of the Delaware Hospice Center, in Milford, Del., on Jan. 5, 2017. Born in Lewes, Del., on Oct. 5, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Arthur C. Truitt and Helen M. Truitt.

She was the wife of Manaen S. Robinson III, her spouse of 24 years. She was an accomplished educator, earning both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in education. She retired from the Seaford School District in 2004, after 27 years of service.

Robinson was fun and outgoing, known for her infectious laugh and warm spirit. She was an active member of Carey’s United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday-school and vacation Bible school. She enjoyed crafts, Civil War reenacting, camping, entertaining friends and family, and spending time with Manaen and their dog, Sugar.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Robinson is survived by two children, Manaen Robinson IV and his wife, Cara, and Megan Moore, all of Dagsboro, Del.; four grandchildren, Brayden and Cole Robinson, and Tyler and Kaylee Moore; her sister, Bonnie VanBuskirk of Frederick, Md.; and her nephew and nieces, Joshua, Chelsea and Brianna VanBuskirk.

A memorial service and celebration of Robinson’s life will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, Del., with the Rev. Dennis Derr officiating. Friends may call one hour prior for visitation with the family. Interment arrangements were private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to either Carey’s United Methodist Church; 22053 Carey’s Camp Rd.; Millsboro, DE 19966, or to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963, or to SPCA, Sussex Chapter; 22918 DuPont Blvd.; Georgetown, DE 19947, or to the giver’s favorite charity. Condolences may be sent online at