Harry M. Roberts, 101, passed away peacefully on Feb. 20, 2021, at his home in Lebanon, PA. He and his wife Mary (Wood) recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. He is the son of the late Dr. Eugene Roberts and Bertha (Ayers) Roberts of Collingswood, NJ.
Harry graduated from Gettysburg College in 1943 and then proudly served his country during WWII, as a Lieutenant j.g. in the Navy during the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre. He enjoyed his career as a bank vice-president and continued to share his financial and investment knowledge.
Harry’s passions were providing for his family, raising good children and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. He enjoyed family vacations at the Jersey shore and also high in the mountains as long as there were rivers or lakes close by. He could play golf every day and was an avid sports fan. Harry’s family will always remember his kind, caring and gentle nature. He had an unmatched concern for others. They always felt loved in his presence.
Harry was preceded in death by his brother, E. Walton Roberts and his daughter, Donna Roberts.
Harry leaves his children, Patricia Roberts, Judith Osborn, Lois and son-in-law Edward Keller, Scott Roberts and daughter-in-law, Kelly Roberts, and Stephen Roberts and daughter-in-law, Dawn Vosburg. He leaves grandchildren, Hayler, Meighan, Stephanie, Stacie, Alexandra, and boyfriend Kevin Pavlik, Nic, and step-grandchildren April, Billy, Ryan, and Erin. He also leaves great grandchildren Maddison, Jacob, Tucker, Evan, and Anastasia.
Funeral services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. Thompson Funeral Home Inc, Lebanon, PA is entrusted with the arrangements. Memories can be shared with the family at the online guest book at thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com.