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Mr. Eugene Roberts

Visitation:
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
At Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, NY 12771

Service:
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
11:00 AM
At Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, NY 12771

Special Services:
Elk's service will be Tuesday Evening at 7:00pm at the Funeral Home.



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Eugene Roberts

Port Jervis, NY


Mr. Eugene Roberts of Port Jervis, NY and lifetime resident of Port Jervis died Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Bon Secours Community Hospital with his family by his side. He was 94.

He was born September 8, 1913 in Port Jervis, NY the son of the late Henry and the late Frances Horton Roberts.

He married Catherine Ross 71 years ago on June 12, 1936 at Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis, NY.

Eugene worked for Gillinder Brothers Glass Factory for 43 years as a Presser and helped form Local 522 American Flint and Glass Workers Union in Port Jervis.

He was a member of Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis. He was a life member of the Port Jervis Elk´s Lodge No. 645, BPOE. Eugene formerly served on the Port Jervis Democratic Committee and was a former member of the Tri-state Hose Co. No. 6.

A family statement read: “Dad’s life was a life well lived. He was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother.”

Surviving are:
wife: Catherine Roberts at home.
3sons: Richard K. Roberts & his wife Michele of Port Jervis, NY; Michael E. Roberts & his wife Paula of Port Jervis, NY and Henry R. Roberts of Matthews, NC and Daughter-In-Law: Sheila Roberts of Reno, NV. 1 daughter: Marlene Horan & her husband Rex of Port Jervis, NY.
Brother: William Roberts & his wife Beverly of Matamoras, PA. 13 Grandchildren and 25 Great-grandchildren. Also several nieces & nephews.
Predeceased Brother: Alfred Roberts
Predeceased Sister: Betty Hobson

Friends may call at GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 2 pm – 4pm & 7 pm -9 pm with the Elk´s Service at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 11:00 AM in Gray-Parker Funeral Home 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.

Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Drew United Methodist Church, PO Box 1015, Port Jervis, NY 12771

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com


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