Pawtucket – Dewey Roberts, 89, died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Violanda (Giuttari) Roberts and the late Christine (Barker) Roberts.
Born in Manchester, KY, a son of the late William and Alice (Henson) Roberts, he had lived in Pawtucket for over 50 years.
Mr. Roberts was a salesman for John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company for 37 years, retiring in 1983.
He was a World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Roberts was a member of the Le Foyer Club, and a Past Treasurer of the East Side Checker Club.
He is survived by one daughter, Joan V. Rigney and her husband, Leonard of Rehoboth, MA; one son, William S. Roberts and his partner, Sandra Simpson of Pawtucket; one sister, Lula Hughes of Richmond, KY; one brother, J.C. Roberts of Fairfield, OH; three grandchildren, Jason Rigney, Samantha Pereira and her husband, David and Jillian Bradley and her husband, Kevin; one great granddaughter, Mattea Eve Pereira; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Homer Roberts, Nora Turpell and Mary Ann Roberts.
His funeral and burial will be private. For online condolences, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements by BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln.
Reported: 01/15/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Bellows Funeral Chapel (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)