Catherine Emma Roberto
Mrs. Catherine Emma Roberto, of Bear, DE, passed away at her home on Friday, July 29, 2011.
Born in Wilmington, DE to the late Elwood Wilhelm and Ida Moore Wilhelm, Mrs. Roberto was employed as a real estate broker with Weichert Realty for many years until her retirement.
In her leisure hours, Mrs. Roberto enjoyed boating and fishing with her family. She was a talented gardener who relished time spent in her yard. Mrs. Roberto was an avid collector of paperweights of all kinds.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, the late Santo D. Roberto, and a brother, Ralph E. Wilhelm. Mrs. Roberto is survived by her children; Patricia A. Patty Malanga and husband, Joe, of Bear, and Dale T. Burke of Winter Haven, FL; grandchildren, Christine A. Malanga, and husband, Matthew A. Weinstock, of Towson, MD; great granddaughter, Erin C. Weinstock; and her beloved pet Pekingese, Tootsie.
Funeral services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Compassionate Care Hospice, 702-B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.
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