Stephen Roberts

Stephen Roberts, 91, of Dunmore, died Sunday at home. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Julie Hafich Roberts.

Born in Scranton on Sept. 27, 1922, son of the late Stephen and Anna Lucas Roberts, he was a 1940 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Steve proudly served in World War II with the Army. After his service, he married the love of his life, Julie. Steve worked for National Cash Register, where he retired as a manager. He was a dedicated parishioner of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and served as a trustee for many years. Throughout his life, he was a master woodworker of toys and furniture and the recipient of numerous awards. He was very proud to have made the tetrapod that is in church.

Also surviving are two daughters, Jule Konick, Washington, D.C.; Sandra Thiel and husband, James, Dupont; two sons, Stephen and wife, Barbara, Lexington, Ky.; Kenneth and wife, Carol, Arlington, Mass.; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two great-great-granddaughters; and nieces and nephews.

Three sisters, Mary Roberts, Helen Maziorz and Anna Wagner preceded him in death.

The funeral will be Friday at 9:15 a.m. from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor, followed by services at 10 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Jefferson and Vine streets, Scranton, by the Rev. Nicholas Ferencz. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, Taylor.

Friends may call Thursday, 4-7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Vine and Jefferson Streets, Scranton, 18503. Visit www.semian to share memories or to extend condolences.

Funeral Home

Semian Funeral Home
704 Union St Taylor, PA 18517
(570) 562-3530

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 24, 2013