1942 - 2021
Roberta Gordon, age 78, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in her home with her family by her side. Born June 4, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents Howard and Alice Lape, and sister Barbara Thornton. Survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Mark; daughters, Julia and Krista; granddaughter, Erin; grandson, Ben; great granddaughter, Sidney; brother, John Lape; several nieces and nephews. Roberta is a 1960 graduate of North High School. Attended Otterbein Collage, Franklin University, and The Ohio State University. Retired from OHSAA after 22 years. She was a member of the Union County Master Gardeners for 18 years and a member of the Clintonville Women's Club. Roberta loved her crafts and gardens and volunteer work. She was a 47-year member of St. James Episcopal Church, Columbus, Ohio, where memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society
, PO Box 42040, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, in Roberta's memory. Social distancing and wearing masks will be practiced at all events. Visit fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com
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