At 16 Mr. Robinson, using a fake ID, joined the United States Navy and served on a destroyer in WWII. Upon his discharge from the Navy he went on to join and serve in the Merchant Marines. Bill was a self taught electrician who got his diploma and worked for many years for the IBEW Local #103, retiring 22 years ago as a master electrician. Natick — Joseph A. Todisco, age 94, a renowned Boston attorney, died on Sunday morning, August 4, 2013, at the Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care. He was the loving and devoted husband of Mary (Riccio) Todisco for seventy years. He enlisted in the US Army in 1943, and while on leave married his longtime sweetheart on the Fourth of July that year. He then served directly under General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific Theatre for the duration of the war.