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Miriam M. Roberts

August 6, 1941 - June 27, 2019

Miriam M. Roberts, age 77, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on August 6, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Thomas R. and Miriam M. (Moore) Durham. Miriam was a sales associate for J.C. Penney for many years.

Miriam liked gardening, feeding and watching birds. She also enjoyed cooking, listening to music, and spending time with her family. 

In addition to her parents, Miriam was preceded in death by her loving husband, Harry L. Roberts, Sr. She is survived by her children, Harry L. Roberts, Jr. (Patricia), Laura A. Keanon (Bob), and Jeffrey J. Roberts; grandchildren, Harry III, Jonathan, Michael, Dakota, Cheyanne, Ashley, Rebecca, and Julianna; and great grandchildren, Jacob, Angelina, Gunner, Emmett, Shawn, and Savannah.

A private graveside service will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

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6 Guestbook messages for Miriam M. Roberts

  • We were shocked at the news that Aunt Mimi had left us. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. She was the most graceful and loving woman and we will all miss her. I will always remember spending time with her. There was no one like her. Please call if there is anything we can do. Much Love, Ralph and Kasey Durham

  • Dickie, Laura, Jeff,
    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a Fabulous woman. We had the best times at your house. And going on vacation.
    She will be truly missed.
    Everyone will be in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love you all,
    Kellie

  • I just wanna apologize to everyone that I didnt make it to the house. let a lot of people down an I’m truly sorry. I really did want to be there to be with my family when they needed me most. I love an miss all of you. Mommom I love you say hi to poppop for me.

  • So sorry to hear about Aunt Miriam she was such a strong women another angel in heaven RIP Aunt Miriam. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Didn’t get my messageor1phone call, data era, I’m sad and upset , I didn’t even know my second Mother, more 1st,anyway. I know how she wanted her final wishes in her Beautiful Soul and Personality, She taught and listened about life’s most important ways to me , The good will always be in my heart and soul forever, She always knew how to get the best out of me! Thank you Aunt Miriam! The bad , she would just shake her head and make me laugh. My first spinning room Jersey night drunk or my red eyes stoned days,funny ass me untill a bucket of cold water on my studio ass, she laughed untill good tears came out , See ya next Saturday (600am)morning how’s your hangover Ha, Ha, Ha, dumbass , She was right I’m soaked, and gotta clean last nites spinning room mess, great memories! You finally get to see the Love of your life forever now, 37 long faithful years good ole Uncle Dick(Richard)lol. She would sometimes say. I’ll always miss you , in my heart forever, never be forgotten, see ya on the other side, Love , your always made you laugh and smile knowing I’m
    Pissed (Bucket Beaver) Nickname Jimmy Durham!!

  • My thoughts go out to all of you. Your mom never treated me any different then family. I have many great memories being at the house listening to music and playing. HUGS TO YOU. Ruth Ann