2017-04-20 / Obituaries

Margaret Louise Roberts

April 10, 2017


Margaret L. Roberts Margaret L. Roberts Margaret Louise Roberts, 85, passed away peacefully Monday morning, April 10, 2017, at the Skilled Nursing Unit at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, where she had been living since 2016.

Born on Oct. 3, 1931 in Kimball, WV, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Emma Smith. She liked gardening, cooking and macramé. She also enjoyed camping in her later years. But most of all, she loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren.

Margaret is survived by her daughters, Drema (Michael) Corbett of Alameda, CA; Debra (Donald) Taylor of Wyalusing; Darlene Whiddon and her significant other, Jon Depuy of Saranac Lake, NY; her son, Ralph V. Roberts, Jr. of Saranac Lake, NY; her grandchildren, Julie Rabe of CA; Ashley Roberts of Philadelphia; James J. Moran, IV of Saranac Lake; Travis L. Taylor of Wyalusing; Felicity Roberts of Saranac Lake and Jacob Roberts of Saranac Lake; her two greatgrandsons and great-granddaughter. Also surviving are her brother, Dewey (Shelby) Smith of West Virginia, Nancy (Michael) Morris and Delores (Fred) Lance, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her former husband, Ralph V. Roberts, Sr. who passed in 1993; son, Donald W. Byrd, who passed in 1969; son, Paul A. Roberts, who passed in 1992, and daughter, Pamela S. Moran, who passed in 2016.

In accordance with Margaret’s wishes, there will be no funeral services. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted with Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Bradford County Humane Society, PO Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850 or the Wyalusing Public Library, PO Box 98, Wyalusing, PA 18853.

The family would like to thank the Skilled Nursing Unit and their staff for the kind and attentive care Margaret received during her time with them.

Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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