Age 78, of Frankford, DE, formerly of Ocean View, Wilmington and Claymont, passed away suddenly on Nov. 19, 2012 at Beebe Hospital.
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Born in Marcus Hook, PA, he was the son of the late Griffith and Margaret Roberts (nee Knight). Lloyd was a 1952 graduate of Eddystone HS. In his working career as a purchasing agent, Lloyd was employed by FMC, Lockheed Martin and General Electric. He retired in 2001 to the Delaware beach where he continued as a purchaser for his well-known and year long yard sales!
He was the beloved husband of Dolores A. Roberts (nee. Ferrari); father of Sharon Bailor and her husband Frank and Susan Genereux and her husband Matthew; step-father of Sam Trasatti and his wife Geraldine (Jo); grandfather of Samantha Trasatti, Camille Trasatti, Victoria Bailor, Sophia Genereux, Frankie Bailor, Pierce Genereux and Soleil Genereux; brother of Griffith Roberts and his wife Marion. Lloyd will be deeply missed by his poodles, Angel & Ginger.
A funeral service will be at 11 AM on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at the LONGWOOD FUNERAL HOME of MATTHEW GENEREUX, 913 East Baltimore Pike in Kennett Square (610.388.6070 tel.). A viewing for Lloyd will be at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 5PM until 7PM and on Monday morning from 10AM until 11AM. Burial will follow in Lawncroft Cemetery. A memorial service for Lloyd at the beach will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Gilpin Hall, 1101 Gilpin Avenue Wilmington, DE 19806.
Published in The News Journal on Nov. 23, 2012