Albert W. Roberts, Sr.
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AGE: 90 • Williamstown
On April 19, 2014.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, he lived in Berlin Twp. before moving to Williamstown 25 years ago.
Mr. Roberts was a US Marine Corps. Veteran of WWII. He attained the rank of Sgt. and served as a Light Anti-Craft Gun Instructor aboard the USS Wyoming Battleship. He was an Executive Corporate Engineer for Hygrade Food Products in Philadelphia before retiring. He was also a master woodworker, crafting replicas of steam locomotives and carousel horses.
Beloved husband for 69 years of Margaret R. "Peggy" Roberts (nee Everly). Devoted father of Albert W.Roberts, Jr. (Carol), Linda M. Madrack (Edward), Carol A. Rourke (the late Michael) and Deborah Roberts. Loving grandfather of Albert C. Roberts, Denise Stanton, Joseph M. Roberts (Migchaliy), Staci L. King (John), Todd Madrack (Michele), Amy Lysak (Michael), Lara Burpulis (Nicholas), Meredith L. Bond, Rebecca Aynardi (Michael), Olivia Ponchin (Matthew) and Alexandra Salamon.
Loving great-grandfather of 19. Loving great-great-grandfather of 2.
Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Wednesday from 10:00 -11:00 am at the FARNELLI FUNERAL HOME, 504 N. Main Street, Williamstown, where a memorial service will follow at 11:00 am. Inurnment will be in the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Williamstown.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery Fund, PO Box 337, Woodbury, NJ 08096.
To sign the guestbook online please visit, www.farnellifuneralhome.com
Farnelli Funeral Home - Williamstown
504 North Main Street Williamstown, NJ 08094
Published in Courier-Post on Apr. 21, 2014