James Roberts, Jr.

Obituary of James Leon Roberts, Jr.

James Leon Roberts, Jr., age 90, of Audubon, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.  

Born in Birmingham, Alabama on October 22, 1931 to James Leon Roberts and Marion Waddey Roberts of Birmingham. 

Devoted husband of Glenda Torrelli Roberts, formerly of Lynn, Massachusetts.  Jim and Glenda would have celebrated their 65thwedding anniversary on June 16, 2022

Loving father of Melanie Hoopes and Michael (Maureen) Roberts; grandfather of Tanya (Ryan) Horst, Jessica Roberts, Dana Roberts, and Carly Roberts; great-grandfather of Braydon and Mackenzie Horst. 

Jim leaves siblings Nan Church, Richard (Shirley) Roberts, and Penny (William) Bostick. 

He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.  

He was predeceased by his brother Shuford Roberts, sister-in-law Martha Roberts, and brother-in-law Clifford Church. 

Jim attended Birmingham schools and graduated from Auburn University.  After serving his country as a US Naval officer, Jim resumed his career with General Electric and retired after 38 years with the company.  He was a life member of the American Legion. 

Jim’s favorite times were spent with his family.  He enjoyed family gatherings and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Jim was a parishioner of St. Eleanor Church, Collegeville, for more than 40 years. 

He enjoyed bowling, and especially playing golf with his many GE golfing friends. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Eleanor Church, 647 Locust St., Collegeville, PA 19426 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated. 

Funeral services will be private. 

Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home of Trappe, 610-489-7900 www.msrfh.com

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