Roberta A. DelMonte Whitesboro Roberta A. DelMonte 83, of Whitesboro passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Faxton St. Luke’s Health Care. She was born on October 22, 1935 in Utica a daughter of the late John and Marie (Belding) Ruane. Roberta attended grammar school at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Utica, and graduated from St. Aloysius Academy in Rome, NY. She continued her education at Mohawk Valley Community College, and Utica College. On October 31, 1964 in Utica at Blessed Sacrament Church she was united in marriage to Jack James DelMonte a blessed union of over 18 years filled with much love and mutual devotion. Mr. DelMonte passed away on September 5, 1982. Roberta was employed by Rome Lab retiring in October of 1994 after many years of dedicated service. While at Rome Lab she was the Chief of the Administration Division. She received many awards during her employment with the Air Force both locally and nationally. Roberta was a member of the former St. Anne’s Church in Whitesboro where she taught Religion for many years. Upon the closing of St. Anne’s Church she joined St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Whitesboro, where she was a devout member. Roberta was a people person who believed that there is good in everyone and she lived her life with that belief. She was very helpful to her children and grandchildren always willing to lend a hand whenever of however she could. She was a very crafty person who made many wonderful holiday items over the years. She loved cooking and always looked forward to the holidays and hosting parties at her home. She especially enjoyed the time that she spent with her grandchildren, attending each of their sporting events or school activities. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her children, a son Charles (Shelley) DelMonte, daughter Regina Heiland, son Jack J. DelMonte Jr., daughter Debra (Michael) Collins, and daughter Dawn DelMonte. She leaves her adored grandchildren, Jessica (Dave) Bumbolo, Stephanie Heiland, Nicole (Robbie) Edgin, Thomas Heiland Jr. and his fiancé Miranda, Taylor Collins, Michael Collins Jr; Raymond and Ben Pardee. She leaves her great grandchildren, Liam, Charlotte, Owen, Seraphina, Harlow, Mason, Dave, Colin, Kylie, Cayden and Cody. She leaves her siblings, Peter Ruane, William Ruane, Rita (Peter) Reilley, and Thomas Ruane. Brother-in-law James (Ursula) DelMonte and a sister-in-law Janet Herbowy, also many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister and her husband Jean (Fausto) Franchini, Brother John Ruane, in-law’s, Esther and Benjamin Goldstien, Donna DelMonte, Gerald Herbowy, and Diane and Carmella Ruane The family wishes to sincerely thank Dr. Scott Brehaut and his staff and the Faxton St. Luke’s Health Care SCU Unit for the wonderful care complemented by true compassion that was given to Roberta during her illness. Also a special thank you to her aide Tiffany LeFevre for your many acts of kindness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 5, 2019 at 9:30 AM at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Whitesboro where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Entombment will be private in Holy Trinity Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Dimbleby Funeral Homes Inc. 40 Main St. in Whitesboro. For those who wish please consider the Breast Cancer Research Fund. 28 West 44th St. Suite 609, New York, NY 10036 in her memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For online expressions of sympathy please go to www.dimblebyfh.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Roberta A DelMonte 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Holland Patent, state: New York