Margery Roberto passed away Friday, January 17th at Stow Glen Nursing Home surrounded by family and friends.
Born in Kent, Ohio April 10, 1926, she was the daughter of Howard and Lillian (Long) Geisinger. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1944 and worked as Rosie the Riveter during World War II and then for A&P Grocery Store and she was an Avon saleswoman. Margery was married to Americo (Joe) Roberto in November 1979 and they lived in Rootstown. She was a volunteer for the County Clothing Store and Kent Social Services Hot Meals with Christ Episcopal Church. Margery loved to sketch famous actresses and she was known for her wonderful baking of specialty cookies and cakes and of sewing beautiful clothes.
She leaves behind her sister Joyce (Mike) Sitko, son Dennis Woody of North Canton, and granddaughters: Susan (Darin) Sarkiewicz, of Tallmadge, Crystal (Mike) Powell of North Canton, and grandson DJ Woody of Cuyahoga Falls. Great- Grandchildren: Alan, Julia, T.J., Bradley, Gaige and Hanna. Also special nephew Ed Sitko, special nieces Pam Ray, Michelle Martin and Claire Strimple, and many other nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents Howard and Lillian Geisinger, husband Americo (Joe) Roberto, son Mickey Woody and her brother Gordon Geisinger.
The family would like to express their extreme gratitude for the care she was given at Stow Glen this past year by the nurses, aides and staff.
Family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Monday, January 20, 2014 at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 21st at the Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent with Reverend Julie Blake-Fisher officiating. Final resting place will be Homeland Cemetery in Rootstown, Ohio.
Per Margery's request she would like everybody to celebrate her life with something on that is pink.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436 R-C 1-19-14)