Mary E. Roberts, 87, of Waymart, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, March 1, 2020 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Lamberton in 1973, and her second husband, James A. Roberts in 2019.
Born December 12, 1932 in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Lottie Shemanski Kielar.
Mary was a devout member of St. Mary’s Church in Waymart where she was also an active member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She loved to cook, and was well known among friends and family for her famous coleslaw. Mary was a gifted seamstress; she loved to go ice fishing, and enjoyed spending time with her family. Mary will be remembered as a very giving person who touched the lives of many in the local community.
Mary is survived by a daughter, Susan Owens and her husband Ron of Stalker; step-son, Raymond Roberts of Waymart; step-daughters Sharon Urban and husband Michael of Creamton, and Lori Lucchesi and husband Joseph of Browndale; step-daughter-in-law, Rose Roberts of Waymart; two sisters-in-law, Helga Kielar and Dawn Kielar; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by five brothers: Stanley, John, William, Robert, and Eugene Kielar; and two step-sons, Charles T. Roberts and Frederick A. Roberts.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM in St. Mary’s Church, 242 Carbondale Road, Waymart, PA.
Friends may visit Friday from 10-11 AM in St. Mary’s Church.
Interment will be Friday in the East Canaan Cemetery, South Canaan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s memory to the Waymart Volunteer Fire Co. PO Box 186, Waymart, PA 18472 or the charity of the donor’s choice that benefits the community of Waymart.
Arrangements are entrusted to Jenkins-Howell Funeral Home, Inc. Edward R. Howell, Funeral Director, 269 Belmont Street, Waymart PA 18472. www.JenkinsHowellFuneralHome.com