Donald “Donnie” Roberts, age 77 of West Grove, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 18, 2021 after a heroic 10-year battle with lung cancer. Donald was the husband of Linda (Picciano) Roberts, with whom he shared over 50 years of love and marriage.
Born 1944 in Lancaster, PA, Donald was the son of the late Charles Arthur Roberts and the late Jeanette (Musser) Roberts.
In addition to his wife, Linda, Donald is survived by his sister, Sondra “Sandi” Waibel; his loving nieces, Suzanne Plunkett, Wendy Fries, Pauline Waibel and especially, Lisa Soto and her husband Ike Soto, who have been a source of strength throughout this difficult time; his goddaughter, Courtney Casale Angerstein; 5 grandnieces and 2 grandnephews; and 2 great grandnieces and 4 great grandnephews. Linda would like to thank all of Don’s friends for their love and support, especially Marc and Nancy Simmons.
Donald was retired from U.S. Air after 25 years of service. He enjoyed working as a golf ranger at Springfield Country Club and Loch Nairn Country Club. Donald also served our country as a member of the United States Navy for 4 years.
Don was an avid golfer who also enjoyed traveling, cars, motorcycles, Nascar, football, puzzling, cards and Rummikub. Donald was an optimistic man; he always had a smile and never a complaint. The love and kindness Don brought to the world will be truly missed.
A reception of remembrance will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be mailed to Penn Medicine Hospice, PO Box 824406, Philadelphia, PA 19182-4406.
Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home. To share condolences with Don’s family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com.
Penn Medicine Hospice
Reception of RemembranceTo be held at a future date
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