Opal M. Roberts, age 98, longtime Dorset Twp. resident, died Saturday afternoon, 8/31/19 at the Villa on the Lake in Conneaut.
She was born September 18, 1920 in Philo, the daughter of Eldon E. & Blanche C. (Baughman) Winn and has resided in this area since 1944, coming from Warren. Opal married Russell L. Roberts on June 5, 1940 in Zanesville.
Opal was a past member of the Sweet Adeline’s and the Schubert Club. She was an avid Bunco player and violin player. She was always a kid at heart, loved sled riding, was skateboarding after her 80th birthday and fell and broke both wrists and loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by three children, Jean M. Daugherty of Warren, PA, Carol A. (Dick) Bartle of Jefferson & Chris L. (Suzanne) Roberts of Sun City, AZ; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Her parents; her husband, Russell; a brother, Earl Winn and a sister, Virginia Corder all preceded her in death.
Private family services will be held with burial in Dorset Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, OH 44004. The Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory and staff, Jefferson, Ashtabula & Geneva is honored to serve the Opal Roberts family. View obituary, express condolences or light a candle at fleming-billman.com.
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Hospice of the Western Reserve
1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, OH 44004