Mrs. Christine C. Roarty, 73, of Goodtimes Road, Kunkletown, Eldred Township, died Friday morning, April 26, in the Blue Mountain Health System's Palmerton Campus. She was the widow of James E. Roarty, who passed away last year.
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She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker who enjoyed caring for her family.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late John and Katherine (Keogh) Benson.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Colleen A. Small of long Island, N.Y., and Christine H. DiLiello of Islip Terrace, N.Y.; a son, James T., with whom she resided; a sister Kathleen, wife of Ronald Hadler of Marshall, Va.; and three grandsons, Zachary, Nicholas and Michael.
Service: Funeral service 7 o'clock tonight, Campton Funeral Home, 525 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, with Deacon William P. Pitts officiating. Private interment. Call 6-7 o'clock tonight. Contributions in her name may be made to the Carbon-Tamaqua Unit of the
, 33 W. Ridge St., Lansford, Pa. 18232. Online condolences can be offered at www.schislerfuneralhomes.com.