1926 - 2014 NORTH ADAMS Mary Joan (Conrad) Roberts, 88, a longtime resident of North Adams, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Williamstown Commons. She was born in North Adams, on Jan. 10, 1926, a daughter of George and Mary (Kissonis) Conrad. She graduated from St. Joseph High School and was employed at Sprague Electric Co., and later at Williams College as an accountant. She was the widow of William G. Roberts, whom she married Sept. 7, 1946. He died April 28, 2012. Survivors include three children, Michael Roberts and his wife, Patricia, Christine Kline and Susanne Labonte; four grandchildren, Shane and Tyler Roberts, Sarah and Kaitlyn Kline; five great-grandchildren, Matthew, Emily, Lillian, Christopher and Collin, and a sister, Rita McAuliff of Albany. She was predeceased by her grandson, Jeffrey Mach; by four brothers, Michael,Benjamin, Joseph Conrad and Peter Wilkus; by three sisters, Katherine DeGrenier, Anne Wood and Alice Van Sickle, and two sons-in-law, Michael Kline and Robert LaBonte. FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside services will take place Thursday July 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Southview Cemetery, North Adams. Memorial donations are suggested for the North Adams Ambulance Service through the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhome.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 28, 2014