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VALIDA MARGUERITE ROBERTS

Valida Roberts, 88, of Rainycrest Home for the Aged, Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at her residence Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999.

Valida was born Jan. 8, 1911 in Masseau, Que. and was raised in Rainy River District. She worked as a Registered Nurse and on March 31, 1943, Valida was united in marriage to Stewart Roberts. Together they lived in Rainy River District until 1990, when Valida moved into Rainycrest Home for the Aged, where she lived until her passing.

Valida enjoyed travelling with her husband, Stewart, and attending local music and theatre events.

She was predeceased by her husband, Stewart Roberts (Dec. 18, 1997).

Valida is survived by her cousin, Pearl and husband, Orielle DeGagne, of Fort Frances, Ont.; three sisters-in-law, Lorna and husband, John Eckroos, of Victoria, B.C., Evelyn Semenuk of Campbell River, B.C., and Lois Mathewson of Emo, Ont.; and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances. Patrick Playfair officiated, with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.

In memoriam donations may be made to the charity of your choice.