Joyce H. Roberts

By Orleans Hub Posted 25 April 2024 at 12:02 pm

ALBION- Joyce H. Roberts, age 90, passed away with her loving family by her side at the Martin Linsin Hospice Residence in Albion on April 24, 2024. She was born September 27, 1933 in Canandaigua to the late Chester and Thelma (Wallace) Haigh.

Joyce was a longtime member of the Albion First Baptist Church, worked as a supervisor at OTB in Albion for over 20 years and along with her late husband ran “Tommy’s Restaurant”. She was a lifetime member of the Carlton Fire Co. ladies auxiliary and very active in the Home Bureau. Joyce and Tom enjoyed square dancing together and spent time travelling all over WNY and the surrounding area. In her spare time, she enjoyed needlework, crafts, reading and working around the farm.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Thomas on July 14, 1994, brother Gary Haigh, son-in-law, Franklin James, and brother-in-law, Weldon Astle.

Joyce is survived by her children, Cynthia Roberts, Dawn James, Paul (Linda) Roberts, Mark Roberts, Judy (James) Bennett, 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, sister, Donna Astle, sister-in-law, Rena Haigh, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Joyce’s family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home 21 West Ave. Albion, NY 14411 on Wednesday May 8th from 4:00-7:00pm. Her memorial service will be held at the Albion First Baptist Church, 30 W. Park St. Albion, NY 14411 on Thursday, May 9th at 10:30am. Interment will be held in Carlton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Joyce’s name may be made to the Albion First Baptist Church 30 West Park St. Albion, NY 144411 or Hospice of Orleans 14080 Route 31 Albion, NY 14411.

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