Gertrude P. "Dee Dee" Roberts
Gertrude P. "Dee Dee" Roberts, 90, of 424 Pattison St., St. Marys, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at Elk Regional Health Center. She was born on June 17, 1923, in Ridgway, the daughter of Frank and Christine LaSorto Viglione. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Roberts. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in St. Marys. Mrs. Roberts had been employed at the Elliott Co. and the Royal Motel. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo.She is survived by three sisters-in-law, Grace, Nellie, and Marian Viglione; a brother-in-law, John Lloyd; and by a number of nieces and nephews. She was the last of her immediate family, having been predeceased by five brothers, Michael, Benny and Iggie Viglione (two brothers in infancy); and by three sisters, Josephine Blasi, Frances Lloyd and Connie Jones.A Mass of Christian Burial for Gertrude P. "Dee Dee" Roberts will be celebrated at St. Leo's Catholic Church on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Fr. Ross Micelli of St. Leo's. Internment will be in St. Leo's Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home on Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Community Nurses Inc. and Home Health Agency, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, Pa. 15857.