Roberta J. Wood(1934 - 2013)

Roberta J. Wood, 78 years old, of Fishkill, NY, died peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

She was born August 10, 1934 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late Robert Joseph and Kathryn Mary O'Hara Brown.

Roberta was born and raised in a loving family in Honesdale. Throughout the 1950's, 60's and 70's Roberta raised a family of four boys, settling in Fishkill in 1974, where she lived until her passing. Her children always came first and she would frequently be seen on sidelines or in audiences, supporting her boys in all endeavors. She would never turn away friends and will be remembered forever for her kind and generous nature.

Later in life, Roberta became a doting and adoring grandmother and great-grandmother.  She will be greatly missed by those who love her and adore her. May she rest in peace.

She is survived by her beloved sons, Robert, Edwin, James and Scott Wood; her sister, Mary Hill; a brother, Ron Brown; nine cherished grandchildren, Jordan, Danielle, Kyle, Shanna, Eddie, Jayme, Kathryn, Declan and Gavin; great-granddaughter, Avery and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Clarence Hill.

Calling hours will be held on Friday February 1, 2013 from 3 – 7 pm at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home, 1028 Main Street, Fishkill, with funeral services taking place at 6:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the spring at St. Mary's Cemetery, Honesdale, PA.

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Published in Wayne Independent on Jan. 31, 2013