“In the path of righteousness is life and in its pathway there is no death” Proverbs 12:28
Evelyn Helen Roberts, 88, Shavertown, Pa. passed away, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Born in Edwardsville, she was the daughter of the late Harold Raymond and Amy Christina Wickiser Smith and was a graduate of Edwardsville High School class of 1948.
Evelyn was a long time member of The Larksville United Methodist Church and most recently a member of The Trucksville United Methodist Church. Evelyn was very active in church functions, chairing dinners and garage sales, her most cherished gift to her church. She was an active member of The United Methodist Women and the church choir. Evelyn worked for a short time with Sears Roebuck, Edwardsville, Kings Floral, Kingston and Smith Floral (family business) , Edwardsville. She also worked with her husband in their family business, Roberts Oil Company, Luzerne. After her husband’s death, she ran the family business for some time.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon F. Roberts Sr. on July 12, 1995. Surviving are her Daughters, Linda Rossick and her husband, Mark, Jackson Twp., Karen Miller, Lebanon, Pa., Sons, Gordon F. Roberts, Jr. and his wife Sue, Larksville, Harold Roberts and his wife Ruth, Dallas, Keith Roberts and his wife, Cheryl, Jackson Twp. 10 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Evelyn’s family would like to thank the staff of The Meadows Nursing Center for the wonderful care given to Evelyn. Donations in Evelyn’s memory may be sent to the Volunteer’s Department of The Meadows Nursing Center, 4 East Center Hill Road, Dallas, Pa. 18612 or the Trucksville United Methodist Church 40 Knob Hill, Shavertown, Pa. 18708.
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