John H Robertson -- East Greenwich

East Greenwich – John H. Robertson, 79, of Deerfield Beach, FL and formerly of East Greenwich, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in Boca Raton, FL. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Benedetti) Robertson.

Mr. Robertson was born in Dundee, Scotland, and was the son of the late John and Catherine (Hutchins) Robertson. John was employed by Interplex Industries of New York for thirty-six years. He started his career as the first Managing Director of Interplex PMP in 1968 in Arbroath, Scotland. In the 1970’s he moved to New York to become Executive Vice President of Interplex Industries. In 1982 he moved to RI and became President/CEO of Interplex Metals until his retirement in 2004.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his three daughters, Nancy McNeill and her husband Ian of Warwick, RI, Lesley Patel and her husband Roy of England, and Wendy Robertson of Scituate, RI; his two stepchildren, Karen Souza of Wallingford, CT and Robert Souza and his wife Joy of Hope, RI; his nine grandchildren, Jamie, Megan, Elisha, Becky, Caitlin, Alexandria, Christian, Madeline and Abigail; and his three great-grandchildren, Helena, Thomas and Evan.

At the request of the family, memorial service will be private. Information and condolences at

Condolence Messages
Pat: I just heard about John's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Contact me if you wish. 954-961-7004. Dennis Pellarin, Hollywood, Florida
-- Dennis Pellarin (09/17/13)

Reported: 02/04/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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