27 October 2016
Former Artcraft Label owner passes away
BURLINGTON, ON—
John Robinson
John Robinson, the former owner of Artcraft Label Inc., until his retirement in 2012, passed away suddenly on October 23 at the age of 83.

From his son Brad,

"My Dad was a member of the printing industry since he was a teenager working for Gair Graphics, Lawson Mardon and Montreal Litho. He started his own printing company, Gair Graphics, in the early 1980’s and then went on to purchase and operate Artcraft Label in Burlington for almost 30 years until his retirement in 2012. His team at Artcraft was responsible for many advances in the flexo label industry and they won a multitude of international awards along the way. He loved what he did!"

John Bruce Robinson passed away suddenly at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the age of 83 and is now home with his Lord and Saviour. Beloved husband of Edna; loving father of Sherry, Laurie (George Pearson), John (Beth), Brad (Susan) and stepfather of Faye (Mitch Whatford) and Elaine (Gerry Binnema). Cherished Grandpa of Adam and Michael Pearson, Justin, John (J.T.), Paige, and Hannah Robinson, Emily and Jake Robinson, Iona, Maeve, Raina and Moore Whatford. Dear brother of Ross (Valy) and Phyllis (Ted Robinson). John is predeceased by his first wife Carole (1983). John was the owner of Artcraft Label Inc. until his retirement in 2012. He and Edna are long-time members of Shoreacres Bible Chapel. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Visitation at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW), Burlington, 905-632-3333 on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.
 
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