SILVER?CREEK?- Viola R. Roberts, 83, of Angell Road, Silver Creek, died Saturday, September 15th, at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Town of Hanover, following a short illness. She was born in Buffalo, on September 1, 1929, the daughter of the late Charles and Stella (Loomis) Crook.
Mrs. Roberts was co-owner of the former Center Grape Farms, Silver Creek. She was a former member of Silver Chapter #288 Order of Eastern Star, Silver Creek and former 4-H Club Leader and Sunday School Teach-er. Mrs. Roberts hosted three students with American Field Service and became their representative for Chautauqua County. Her family was very important to her.
Survivors include two daughters, Cathy (Tom) Carlson and Connie (Carl) Cain, both of Silver Creek, a brother, Charles Crook, of Leesburg, FL, three sisters, Carol Schmittendorf, of Eden, NY, Ellie Grichen, of Niagara Falls, NY and Charlene Lehr, of Lomita, CA. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Viola R. Roberts
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Thomas Roberts, whom she married February 12, 1949 in Hamburg and who died June 6, 2009; by a son, Thomas Roberts; a daughter, Sandra Roberts and a brother, Herbert Crook.
There will be no visitation observed. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. The time and place will be announced.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Hanover Hose Co. #1, % Steve Peters, 11919 Hanover Road, Silver Creek, NY 14136. Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post con-dolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.