Karl J. Robinson, an Amherst software engineer, died unexpectedly Friday in his Amherst home. He was 50.
Born in Buffalo, Mr. Robinson graduated from Bishop Turner High School and earned a bachelor of science degree from Canisius College.
He worked as a software engineer for Northrop Grumman in Amherst for about 10 years. Before that, he worked for Mennon Medical in Clarence for about 10 years, also as a software engineer.
He was a member of Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church.
Mr. Robinson's hobbies included photography, traveling and collecting Inuit carvings.
Survivors include his mother, the former Clotilda Balzer of Cheektowaga; and three sisters, Anne Demblewski of Buffalo, Mary Beth Brown of Boston and Lori Robinson of Wheatfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Queen of Martyrs Church, 180 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga. Prayers will be said at 9 in Melvin J. Sliwinski Funeral Home, 85 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.