Carolyn Roberts

Oct 24, 2014

HURON

Carolyn Roberts sailed over the horizon and into heaven after two years of struggling with pancreatic cancer.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Carl Reiff and Esther Heller Reiff and Aunt Ida Heller.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James Roberts; and son, Bruce Roberts; daughters, Patty Balde and Ellen Meyers; and sister, Margaret Sokoloff from Toronto, Canada; seven grandchildren; three nephews.

Carolyn started a marine store at Battery Park, Sandusky in 1969 and then continued to run the marine store at Harbor North in Huron after she and her husband bought the marina in 1977.

Her passion in life beyond her children and grandchildren was to sail the islands in the Caribbean with her husband on their Pearson 424 sailboat.

A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday at 2 p.m in the Christ Episcopal Church, Huron, with the Rev. Eugene E. Smercina officiating.

A get-together will be afterwards from 3-5 p.m. at the Huron Yacht Club.

In liew of flowers, please send a contribution to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Foster Funeral Home, Huron, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to fosterfh.com.