Rodney P. Roberts (1936 - 2014)

    - Jimmy Roberts
  • "Uncle Rod you will be missed here on earth and you be..."
    - Jimmy Roberts
  • "Rodney was my husband Bert's army buddy in Germany. They..."
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with Todd at this difficult..."
    - Patty S.
  • "Rod was a wonderful, kind and loving family man. He showed..."
    - Cathy

Roberts, Rodney P.

Rodney P. Roberts, age 78, of Corning, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at home. Rodney was born on February 28, 1936 in North Chemung, NY, the son of James H. "Harry" and Gladys (Roseback) Roberts. Rodney attended Elmira City Schools prior to enlisting in the United States Army in the 1950's and was stationed in Germany. After returning home, on November 1, 1958, he married Beverly Darcangelo, daughter of the late Albert and Claudia Darcangelo of Painted Post, NY. Rodney was employed at the Corning Building Company and later employed at Corning, Inc. where he retired after 35 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Breesport, NY. Rodney was a very loving son, husband, and father. He will be deeply missed. Rodney was predeceased by his parents, James and Gladys Roberts; his loving wife, Beverly, on March 11, 2011; and his brothers, James "Burr" Roberts, Stanley Roberts, and Gordon "Smokey" Roberts. Rodney is survived by his son, Todd Roberts of New York, NY; his brothers and sister-in-law, Francis Roberts of OK, Sidney Roberts (Mary Golden) of Elmira, NY, Bernadette Roberts of Wellsburg, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours for friends and family will be at Carpenter's Funeral Home, LLC, 14 East Pulteney Street, Corning, NY on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Funeral services will be directly following with Pastor Glen Kennedy officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Painted Post, NY at 10:00AM on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Donations can be made to the -Finger Lakes Region, 1595 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 or the .


Published in Star-Gazette on June 6, 2014
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