Judith D. Roberts , 72, of 2301 Wait Corners Rd. Sherman, New York passed away Monday, April 15, 2013 at St. Vincent Health Care Center Erie, Pa. She was born on April 28, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia the daughter of the late John and Julia (Dovala) Megat. She was proud of her life's work as a wife, mother, cook/baker and homemaker. While helping on the family farm and raising her family, she engaged in many hobbies including crocheting, sewing, cake decorating, painting, gardening, and jewelry making. Judy enjoyed decorating her home for the season and especially her huge collection of Santas. She belonged to Chautauqua County Home Bureau for 30 years and was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Theta Beta Chapter. She and Art loved traveling and also maintained a winter home in Florida. "On the go" every minute, they enjoyed such destinations as Hawaii, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, cruising to Alaska, the Caribbean Islands, Mediterranean-European ports, Madeira Islands, Florence, Rome, Venice Italy, and sites throughout Ireland during their retirement. Family was first and foremost and she will be missed by all. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Roberts, of Sherman, N.Y. whom she married January 30, 1959. Five children, Tracie Cederquist, Arthur L. Roberts (Lori Newberry), Timothy Roberts, Terry (Shelley) Roberts, Tammy (Richard) Crane. Four grandchildren, Justin & Karlee Roberts, Nathan & Emma Crane. Two great-grandchildren, Hunter & Rayna Roberts. Judith was also survived by a sister, Tina (Bill) Elder. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings, Joseph, Bill and John Megat, and Sadie Hendrickson. The family will receive friends at Spitzer Funeral Home, Sherman, NY on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Sherman Community Church with Rev. Roger Westley officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Union City, Pa. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Stanley Hose Co. Fire Department, PO Box 574, Sherman, NY 14781.
11 entries | 1 photo
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Apr. 18, 2013