Harry W. Roberts

Harry W. Roberts MiddleburghHarry W. Roberts, 78, of Mtn. Path, Middleburgh died Wednesday, November 27th, at the Albany VA after a long illness. Mr. Roberts was born October 3, 1935 in Albany, a son of W. Stanley and Helen (Reis) Roberts. He attended Voorheesville School and later, enlisted in the US Navy where he served as an aircraft engine mechanic. Upon his honorable discharge, Mr. Roberts began his working career with the laborer's union in Albany. He was employed at the General Electric Company until an industrial accident forced his retirement in 1988. Harry was a member of Schoharie Valley Lodge #491 F&AM and the American Legion. He was married to Lorraine (Heritage) Roberts on April 3, 1982 until her death on October 14, 2010. Survivors include, one brother, Warren (Dottie) Roberts of Glenmont; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Roberts of Esperance; several nieces and nephews; along with Lorraine's family. He was predeceased by his siblings, Constance DiLalo, Paul, Donald, Leroy and Walter Roberts, Barbara Rivenburg and Ronald and Robert Roberts. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4th at the Langan Funeral Home, 327 Main Street, Schoharie, and will be preceded by a Masonic service. Burial will be in Rock City Falls Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Roberts to MEVAC, PO Box 817, Middleburgh, NY 12122. Further information is available at www.langanfuneralhome.com.


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Langan Funeral Home
327 Main Street Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-8175

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Nov. 30, 2013