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Lyle Douglas Roberts

Lyle Douglas Roberts

With great sadness, the family announce the passing of Lyle Douglas Roberts peacefully at home on Tuesday June 28th, 2016Born July 28, 1942 on Darlings Island to the late Lyle and Eva (Taysum) Roberts of Darlings Island.

Doug was the devoted and loving husband of Lorraine (Baxter) Roberts for 51 years. He is survived by his three daughters, Krista (Randy) Bryan of Edmonton, AB, Kerri Roberts and Kelli (Jason) Lowe of Saint John, NB, seven grandchildren Jessica (Brett) Guidry, Tyler Bryan, Travis Bryan, Lacey Rector, Bryana Montague, Simon Lowe and Lauren Lowe . He is also survived by his sister Marlene O'Brien (Cecil Marr), David (Myra) Roberts and Walter Roberts (Laura Dugay), In–laws Karl (Diane) Baxter, Art (Anna) Donovan, Louise Lackie, Bryan (Betty) Baxter, Ron (Terry) Baxter, Donnie (Patsy) Baxter, Jamie (Janice) Reynolds, Randy (Wendy) Baxter and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents; Doug was predeceased by his father–in–law and mother–in–law Leonard and Myrtle Baxter, sister Elizabeth VanWart, brother–in–law Walter VanWart, brother–in–law Bruce Lackie and niece Dawn Durepos.

Doug joined the Canadian Armed Forces at the age of 16 and completed 6 years in service including a year of peacekeeping service in Cairo Egypt. After leaving the army he joined Irving Paper, retiring in 1997 after 32 years of service.During his retirement Doug enjoyed learning to play the fiddle, many trips to musical events, car races and trailer trips with friends. He will be so missed by many.

Resting at Fundy Funeral Home 230 Westmorland Road on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 2pm to 8pm. The funeral service will be held from St. Mary’s–St. Bartholomew Church, 646 Westmorland Road on Saturday July 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Ocean View Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations in Doug’s memory can be made to Extra Mural, Saint John, Bobby’s Hospice or the charity of the donor’s choice. To send a message of condolence please visit


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