In Branford, April 23, 2017, Roberta (Robin) Temple of Pawson Park Rd., Branford, CT and Parsonsfield, Maine. She was the widow of John C. Temple. Beloved mother of Scott C. Temple (Diane) of Branford and Jennifer T. Eisele (Michael) of Madison. Grandmother of Meredith Zipper (Sean) and Stephen Temple and of Kendall, Caroline, and Keely Eisele. Great grandmother of Michael Zipper. Sister of Marcia Close of McLean, Virginia, she was predeceased by her sister, Barbara Lovely.
Mrs. Temple was born in Dover, MA on April 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Willard and Leah Smith. She attended the former Perry Normal School in Boston. She taught kindergarten in the Branford School system for 31 years and was inducted into the Branford Education Hall of Fame in 2007.
Funeral Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to The Robin Temple Scholarship Fund, c/o The Branford Community Foundation, P. O. Box 462, Branford, CT 06405, which is awarded annually to a Branford High School student pursuing a career in early childhood education.
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