- Roque Bluffs, Everett Leland Roberts Jr., 68, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Machias Hospital with his wife, Brenda and his family by his side. He was born in East Machias on August 1, 1948 to Everett L Roberts Sr. and Betty A. (Dennison) Roberts. After graduating high school he married his sweetheart Brenda J. Colbeth and went to Vietnam to fight for his country. Returning home he opened Roberts Welding in Roque Bluffs. Everett is survived by his wife of 49 years, Brenda J. (Colbeth) Roberts, his sister Linnie Pritchard and husband Douglas of Marshfield, sister Joyce Bisco and husband Kerry of Summersworth, New Hampshire, brother Philip of Marshfield, in-laws Janet St. Pierre, Rhonda Craven and husband David, Angela Fochesato and husband Richard, Darren Colbeth, aunt Shirley Kelsey, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Special friends Fuzzy and Valerie, Wayne, Russell, Matt, Danny, Cathy, Jeff and Chucky. Life long friend and cousin Roger Dennison and wife Kathy and many, many more friends. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his mother and father-in-law and other family members. Services will held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Lee Pellon Center in Machias at 2:00 p.m. with Bill Holmes officiating. Refreshments following. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Cancer Care of Maine, 33 Whiting Hill Rd #21, Brewer, Maine 04412.
Published on  June 10, 2017