Henry Joseph Robertson, 83, departed this earthly life on Nov. 9, 2011, at Marrero Healthcare Center in Marrero. He was born in St. Rose and a native of Shrewsbury. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie J. Robertson Sr. and Florine Nelson Robertson, one brother, Willie J. Robertson Jr., two sisters, Margaret Johnson and Olivia Robertson, and one brother-in-law, Hensey Johnson. He is survived by one sister-in-law, Hedda T. Robertson, three nieces: Phillis R. Magee, Patricia A. Robertson, and Hedda R. Frank; and three nephews: Julius Robertson and Darryl Robertson of Phoenix, Ariz. and Kevin Robertson. Henry is also survived by seven great-nieces, four great-great- nieces, 10 great-great-nephews, and one great-great-great-niece.
He was a dedicated employee of Schweg-mannís Supermarket for more than 45 years, and nine years at Sav-A-Center Supermarket. A Homegoing Celebration was held on Nov. 19 at Mt. Airy Baptist Church in Boutte with interment at Garden of Memories in Metairie. Richardson Funeral Home of Jefferson was in charge of arrangements.