Nancy Jane Roberts
Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister; 66
TYNGSBORO -- Nancy Jane (Ritchey) Roberts, age 66, a longtime resident of Tyngsboro, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family, after an 11 year battle with cancer.
For 49 years, she was the beloved wife of Richard "Red" Roberts.
She was born in Lowell on Sept. 5, 1947, a daughter of the late Dale and Alice Mae (Trombly) Ritchey.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a certified nurses assistant at Northwood Nursing Home in Lowell for three years.
Nancy was a big fan of the New England Patriots and loved the outdoors. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and spending time at her vacation home on Moosehead Lake in Maine where she loved to ice fish and snowmobile.
Besides her husband, Red, she is survived by her children, Julianne Roberts and her longtime companion, Anthony Carrozza of Penacook, NH, Stephen Roberts and his husband, James Clark of Raleigh, NC, and Nicole Roberts of Salem, NH; a brother, Dale Ritchey and his wife, Madeleine of Derry, NH; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Roberts, and Sophia Carrozza; also many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Ronald, George, Ralph and Wayne Ritchey.
ROBERTS -- Relatives and friends may call at the M. R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell on Sunday, June 1, from 2 until 6 pm. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary Magdalen Church, Tyngsboro. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Circle Home Health Hospice, 336 Central St., Lowell, MA 01852. To share your thoughts and memories of Nancy, please visit www.laurinfuneralhome.com, 978-452-0121.
M.R. Laurin & Son Funeral Home
295 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
Published in Lowell Sun on May 31, 2014