Priscilla Roberts Obituary

September 22, 2010

in News,Obituaries

SOUTH WOODSTOCK – A memorial service for Priscilla Alden Ramsay Roberts, 79, who died Sept. 17, 2010 at the Mertens House in Woodstock will be held Friday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church in Woodstock.
She was born July 14, 1931 in New Brunswick, N.J., the daughter of John Alden Ramsay and Eleanor Martha MacLauchlan.
Beginning in high school she was a licensed Kennel owner raising AKC Collies for obedience and show. She did decorating and design for the Hitchcock Chair Company. She was the 1949 State Laurel Queen of Winsted, CT. She belonged to the Brazer Guild in West Hartford, CT. She was a full scholarship recipient at Wellesley College.
After her first child was born she moved to the west coast to raise her children and eventually become a real estate broker. In 1991 she moved to Woodstock to be with and marry Laurence Roberts, a significant friend whom she had not seen in 40 years. In the Woodstock Area she was active in the Kings Daughter, Glad Rags and the St. James Food Shelf, Five Colleges Book Sale, the Miles Memorial Hospital League.
She was much loved by her family and friends, helper to many and will be sorely missed.
She is survived by her husband Larry of South Woodstock; her siblings; William Liddle II and Carolyn Brown; six children; Mark Kimball Stabler, Russell Todd Stabler, Tara Elise Church, Walter Stabler, III, Scott Alden Stabler, and Caroline Alden Finnigan; three step-children; Hannah Douglas Artuso, Laurence “Storm” H. Roberts III, and Mark Wallace Roberts; 15 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her former husband Walter Stabler III.
Memorial donations may be made in Priscilla’s name to the Thompson Senior Center, 11401 Senior Lane, Woodstock, Vermont 05091.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vermont.


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