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Richard S. Roberts, 70

November 20, 2008

Richard S. Roberts, 70



JUNE 25, 1938-NOV. 18, 2008

Richard S. (Dick) Roberts, 70, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at a local hospital after a long illness.

Born June 25, 1938, in Massachusetts, he was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Ramah Roberts; and a sister, Edith Roberts.

Richard was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was employed as a master carpenter, and he was well-known for his superior workmanship throughout this area.

He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Elizabeth (Libby) Thomas Roberts; one brother, Arthur A. Roberts, Air Force retired, and his wife, Barbara, of Worcester, Mass.; one daughter, Susan Bergeron of Worcester; and four grandchildren, Kyle Bergeron, Jared Bergeron, Zachary Bergeron and Nicole Bergeron.

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Per his request, his remains will be cremated. A memorial service will be Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown Chaplain Richard W. Bower will officiate.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

Online condolences may be made at www.minnichfh.com.

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