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Dorothy Price Roberts, 100, died August 22, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Captain Howland Scott Roberts Sr. and devoted mother to Howland Scott Roberts Jr. and his wife Polly and her daughter Jeanne Roberts Mangus and her husband Cary. She is survived by her three grandsons: Cary J. Mangus Jr. and his wife Meg, William Scott Mangus and his wife Buffy, and Derek Scott Roberts. She is also survived by five great grandchildren. Mrs. Roberts was originally from Baltimore, MD. She graduated from what is now known as Notre Dame Prep in 1933 and Sweet Briar College in Virginia in 1937. In 1938 she married John Joseph Zeugner III who became Colonel Zeugner, Commanding Officer of a P-38 squadron and who died on active duty in World War II. In 1945, she married Captain Howland Scott Roberts Sr., a member and past president of the Association of Maryland Pilots. They were active members of Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore, Md. After spending many summers in Ocean City, Md. they moved there in 1974 and became active members in St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church. Mrs. Roberts served for years as a volunteer at her churches and at the Atlantic General Hospital and Berlin Nursing Home. She was an avid sports woman, both as a spectator and participant. She also enjoyed literary discussions, heated debates, keeping abreast of the news, and doing jumble. She cherished her family and friends, and the garden at her cottage on Washington Lane. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's by-the-Sea on Saturday. October 1st at St. Paul's By the Sea Episcopal Church with Father Mathew D'Amario officiating at 2PM. Family will receive friends from 1:00PM until 2:00PM at the church prior to the service. A reception will follow at the Beach Plaza Hotel, 1301 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD from 3:30PM -5:00PM. Those who desire may make a contribution to the St. Paul's by-the-Sea Memorial fund, Post Office Box 1207, Ocean City, MD 21843-1207.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Sept. 9, 2016
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