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Marie-Anne Roberts

July 26, 1923 ~ March 8, 2019 (age 95)



Chicopee- Marie Anne (Lebel) Roberts, 95, passed away peacefully surrounded by three generations of family members on Friday, March 8, 2019. She will be lovingly greeted by her son, Normand Allard (2015), her spouses, Lionel Roberts (2008), Julian Allard (1964), Leonard Heroux (1955). She was born on July 26, 1923 in Canada, a daughter of the late Henry and Adelina (Crete) Lebel. She was raised and educated in Ste. Felix, Canada and later moved to Chicopee, MA. She loved being a teacher here and in Canada. She enjoyed playing cards, traveling, and spending time with her family here and in Canada. She was a faithful parishioner of the St. Rose de Lima Church since 1946 and also taught at the St. Joan of Arc School where she was known as Mrs. Allard. She will be deeply missed by her daughter Claire Pouliot and her husband Claude of Chicopee, MA; a daughter in law Linda Allard of Virginia Beach, VA, three stepchildren, Normand Roberts and his wife Lois of San Jose, CA; Gerald Roberts and his wife Linda of Belchertown, MA, and Constance Bells and her husband Michael of Amherst, VA. She will also be missed by her several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. She also leaves two older sisters of Canada. There are no calling hours. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11AM Saturday March 16, 2019 at the St. Rose de Lima Church, 600 Grattan Street, Chicopee followed by the Rite of Committal in the St. Rose de Lima Cemetery, Chicopee, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Marie’s name may be made to the St. Joan of Arc School, 587 Grattan Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. Please visit for more details.


Church Service
March 16, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Rose de Lima
600 Grattan St.
Chicopee, MA 01013


St. Rose De Lima Cemetery
600 Grattan Street
Chicopee, MA 01020

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