Virginia T. RobertsApril 16,2014
Virginia T. Roberts
WEBSTERVILLE — Virginia Theresa Roberts, 71, of Church Hill Road, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
Born Nov. 10, 1942, in Barre, she was the daughter of Raymond and Lena (Newton) McQueen, and attended schools in Websterville.
On June 6, 1959, she married Kendall R. Roberts at St. Sylvester’s Catholic Church in Websterville. They first made their home in Orange for 10 years before moving to Websterville where she had since resided. Kendall died Feb. 8, 2011.
Soon after finishing school, she was employed at Fishman’s Department Store in Barre, where she would spend over 20 years, mostly as the lunch counter manager. After the store closed, Virginia became a nurse’s aid, working at MacFarlane House for over another 20 years.
She attended St. Sylvester Church and frequented the races at Thunder Road. Additionally, she enjoyed horseback riding and camping.
Survivors include two sons, Kendall Roberts and his wife, Suzie, of Barre, and Rickey Roberts and his wife, Denise, of Washington, and her daughter, Bonnie French, of Orange. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Raymond McQueen Jr.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated, 11 a.m., Friday, April 25, 2014, at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Websterville. Interment will follow at St. Sylvester Cemetery in Barre Town at a time and date to be determined. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1 Kennedy Drive, #L8, South Burlington, VT 05403, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.
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