James N. (Jim) Roberts

James (Jim) N. Roberts, age 70, of 2462 Bowling Alley Rd., Wyalusing, passed away Monday evening Nov. 5, 2012 at the Memorial Hospital in Towanda.

Jim was born on Sept. 2, 1942 in Hackensack, N.J., the son of the late James E. and Evelyn Roberts.

His family later moved to Queens, N.Y. where he met wife Carolyn, whom he married on June 28, 1964. In 1973 Jim and Carolyn moved to Wyalusing where he enjoyed living in the country and raising his family. He built a veal barn in 1980 and raised veal until 2009.

Jim is survived by his wife, Carolyn M. Kloss Roberts; his two sons Eric J. Roberts of Wilmington, Del. and Travis N. Roberts of Los Angeles, Calif.; and his daughter Jessica L. Susanj and her husband Emil of Wyalusing. He is also survived by his granddaughters Julianna N. Susanj, Emily M. Susanj, and Gabriella J. Susanj all of Wyalusing.

It was Jim's wishes to not have any services. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make donations may do so in Jim's name to the Area Agency on Aging, 220 Main St. No. 2, Towanda, PA 18848 or Nursing Department of Memorial Hospital, c/o Lynn Dibble, 91 Hospital Dr., Towanda, PA 18848.

Arrangements were made through Sheldon Funeral Homes, Main St., Laceyville.


Published in Daily Review on Nov. 8, 2012