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Veronica Lucy Roberts

April 9, 1931 — May 11, 2023


Veronica Lucy Roberts

Veronica Lucy Roberts, 92 of Gaylord, passed away at home on Thursday, May 11, 2023.

Born in Gaylord on April 9, 1931, she was the daughter of Albert and Lottie (Matelski) Pomarzynski.  Veronica graduated from St. Mary High School in 1950.

Veronica met Glen Roberts, who had moved to Gaylord with his parents.  They later married in Gaylord where they spent their life together and raised their family.  She was a lifelong parishioner at St. Mary Cathedral.

A dedicated wife and mother, Veronica lived a busy life raising six children.  She enjoyed working in her yard, especially tending a garden filled with flowers and vegetables. She was an accomplished seamstress, sewing Alpenfest vests, prom dresses, and everyday clothing. She also knitted, crocheted, and quilted.

Veronica is survived by her children, Sally (Bill) Noeske, Robert (Jan) Roberts, Valerie (Dave) VanFleet, Linda Roberts, Steven (Kathy) Roberts, and her daughter-in-law, Kathy Roberts; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Roberts, and son, Timothy Roberts.

Veronica’s family will visit with friends from 4:00-7:00 PM Thursday, May 18, 2023.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 AM Friday, May 19, 2023, with visitation at the church beginning at 9:00 AM.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.  Those who wish are asked to consider memorial contributions in Veronica’s memory to St. Mary Cathedral.

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Past Services


Thursday, May 18, 2023

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

Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service

850 N. Center Ave. / P.O. Box 249, Gaylord, MI 49734

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, May 19, 2023

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