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David R. Roberts

June 6, 1953 ~ August 5, 2019 (age 66)



David R. Roberts, 66, of Calverley Street, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Care Center.

    Born in Providence, a son of the late William E. and Loretta A. (Bazinet) Roberts, he lived in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence most of his life.

    David worked for the City of Cranston as a driver in the Department of Elderly Affairs for many years before retiring. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 251.

    He leaves two brothers, William E. Roberts, Jr. and Raymond A. Roberts; four sisters, Janice Roberts, Shirley M. Conaty, Gail M. Moreau and her husband Charles, Patty L. Tatarian and her husband Kevin; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Sharon L. Cyckevic.

    The funeral will be held Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 8:45 am, from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Saint Patrick Church, 244 Smith Street, Providence. Burial will be in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Monday, August 12, 2019 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 in his memory will be appreciated.

Donations may be made to:

Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island
1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904

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