M. Roberts, 93, of Danville PA passed away peacefully on August 20, 2017 at
Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He was born March 22, 1924 in
Danville PA the son of the late Mark T., Sr. and Annie Murray Roberts.
graduated from Danville High School and Dental Technician School.
was married for 63 years to W. Jean Rowe Roberts. They were married June
served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
was employed as a chemical operator for Merck and Company from 1951 until
his retirement in 1986. He served on the Danville Area School District Board
of Directors for 20 years where he served as President. He also served as
President of the Columbia-Montour School District Board of Directors which
included the groundbreaking ceremony.
a member of the former Mausdale United Church of Christ. His other
memberships included Danville-Mahoning Lodge #224 F & AM. The Caldwell
Consistory, Danville Elks, Danville Moose, American Legion Post 44
Northumberland PA and the East End, Washies and Continental Fire Companies.
George was also a member of 06 Rod and Gun Club in Morris PA.
enjoyed golfing and golfing trips with his friends. He loved the outdoors,
including camping, hunting as well as flower and vegetable gardening. Above
all, George was a hardworking and devoted husband, father and father-in-law
who cared deeply for his family.
addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons; Bryan Murray Roberts of
Danville PA and Bradley Mark Roberts and his fiancé Beth of Limestoneville
PA and one daughter, Lori Jean Roberts Swank and her husband Rick of
Catawissa PA He is also survived by one grandson, Colton Roberts Swank and
one granddaughter, Kelsey Shue and her husband Jonathan of York PA and one
great-granddaughter, Harper Ann Shue.
preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Services will be
private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions
may be made to American Heart Association 5455 N. High Street Columbus OH
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.