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Joseph F. ‘Joe’ Robertson, 88, traveled the world selling high voltage test equipment

Joseph F. 'Joe' Robertson
Joseph F. ‘Joe’ Robertson

SOUTHPORT — Joseph F. “Joe” Robertson, 88, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

Mr. Robertson was born Jan. 10, 1931, to the late Joseph F. and Florence Robertson. Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean Conflict.

Joe was a member of American Legion Post 551. He was a Dosher Hospital volunteer as well as a member of the Knights of Columbus in Southport. Joe had previously served as the past district grand knight in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Mr. Robertson was a volunteer fireman with the Valhalla Fire Department. He was a sales representative for Hipotronics Inc. in Brewster, New York, for 27 years. Joe traveled extensively around the world selling high voltage test equipment. His hobbies included fishing, cruising, and traveling with his wife Anna.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Anna B. Robertson; three daughters, Maryann McManus, and her husband, Steven, Catherine Les, and her husband, Albin, and Teresa Robertson-Butt, and her husband, Bruce; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Christopher, Ashley, Casey, Heather and Caitlin; and two great-grandchildren, J.J. and Quinn. Mr. Robertson was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Robertson.

A funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow the Mass in the church columbarium. A reception will follow services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics of Brunswick County.

Share online condolences with the family at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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