Janet Roberts , 78 , of Norton
( July 26 , 2001 )
...Janet Roberts , 78 , of NortonHad worked at Buffalo Museum of ScienceJanet Roberts
, 78 , of Norton , died Thursday , July 19 , 2001 , in Morton Hospital
and Medical Center , Taunton.She
was the widow of Henry Roberts and Roger Samdahl.
Born in Brooklyn , N.Y. , she
was the daughter of the late Harold and Mildred ( Dickson ) Mitchell.She had been educated in New York schools and was a graduate of Miami University , Miami , Ohio
had resided in Norton for the past two years , previously living in East Aurora , N.Y. , for 27 years.Mrs. Roberts had worked as a secretary for the East Aurora Public Schools
.Along with her
late husband , Roger Samdahl , she
had managed the Aurora Village Apartments for several years in the 1970s.She
had been active in the Aurora Girl Scouts , the Friday Afternoon Bowling League
, the Aurora Children's Theater , and the Aurora Players.Mrs. Roberts had been a member of the Associate Board of the Episcopal Church of Buffalo , N.Y. , until 1988
.She had also worked at the Buffalo Museum of Science
.She enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of the American Contract Bridge League
leaves a son , Donald Samdahl of Kirkland , Wash. ; a daughter , Karen Bischoff of Norton ; two sisters , Mary Butler of Bellevue , Wash. , and Helen Rader of Mount Dora , Fla. ; a stepdaughter , Deborah Goodrich ; a stepson , Timothy Roberts ; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in St. Mark's Episcopal Church
, Orchard Park , N.Y. Burial took place in Oakwood Cemetery , East Aurora , N.Y. Arrangements were by the Norton Memorial Funeral Home , 19 Clapp St. , Norton.
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