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Kathleen Roberts

d. May 19, 2021


LEICESTER-Kathleen M. Roberts, 72, formerly of Sutton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 19th in Rose Monahan Hospice Home after a two-month battle with cancer.  She joins her beloved grandson, Tyler Stephan Trudell.

She leaves her four children, Stephanie Zeena and her husband, Nabil of Worcester; Stephan Trudell and his wife, Lynn of Paxton; Sharron Davis and her husband, Randy of Leicester; Shannon Trudell of Leicester; two beloved grandsons, Zachary and Benjamin Trudell of Paxton; her companion, Richard Stewart of Sutton and four nieces.  She is predeceased by a beloved grandson, Tyler Trudell of Paxton, her parents, Franklyn and Agnes (Murphy) Roberts, her sister, Sandra Johnson and her brother Thomas Roberts.

Kathy was born and raised in Sutton Massachusetts and graduated from David Hale Fanning Trade High School.  She grew up on a farm and led a humble life with strong family values that she instilled upon her own family.  Kathy was very simple and enjoyed staying home, sewing, and crafting for hours in her special sewing room.  She loved collecting material, buttons and literally anything that she could get her hands on.  She was passionate about her creations, and she could often be found at local craft fairs. Kathy took pride in her appearance and her vast array of clothing, shoes, and accessories was overflowing.

Kathy proudly cared for elderly families up until her diagnosis, she loved helping others.  She worked hard and was always self-sufficient.  Kathy devoted her whole life to her four children and was proud of all their accomplishments.  She adored her three grandsons, Zachary, Benjamin and Tyler.   Her most precious moments with them were family vacations at the ocean.  She loved taking them crabbing, shelling, and for simple walks on the beach.  Whenever her grandchildren were around, she emulated pride and happiness. She always wanted everyone to be happy before herself.   Everyone was family to her, and if you knew her you felt it, she was truly everybody’s mother.  We know why Heaven is so beautiful because now it has our Mom.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Margaret Robbins for opening her heart to our mother during her last moments.

Family and friends will honor and remember Kathy’s life with a time of visitation on Monday, May 24th from 4 to 7 p.m. at Mulhane Home for Funerals, 45 N. Main Street in Millbury.

Her Funeral Service will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 25th at Noon in The First Congregational Church of Sutton, 307 Boston Road in Sutton.  Burial will follow in Howard Cemetery, Sutton.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in honor of Kathleen and Tyler, to Paxton Little League, 697 Pleasant Street, Paxton MA, 01612.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, May 24, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mulhane Home for Funerals

45 N Main St
Millbury, MA 01527

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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First Congregational Church, Sutton

307 Boston Rd
Sutton, MA 01590

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