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Charles Roberts Obituary

Charles W Roberts
Charles W Roberts

September 26, 1930 - May 4, 2020
Born in Jersey City
Resided in Somerset, NJ


Charles W. Roberts, Sr., 89, of Somerset & North Fort Myers, FL died on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Raritan.

Born in Jersey City, he had lived in Edison, NJ before moving to Florida in 2004. He worked for the Middlesex County Parks & Recreation Department in Piscataway and previously at Arvey Corporation in Jersey City. He was a veteran of the US Navy and served from 1947 - 51. He attended St. Cecilia’s church in Iselin and was a Fourth Degree Knight and an Honorary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a long-time member of the American Legion in North Fort Myers. Chuck enjoyed reading and playing cards and enjoyed traveling on many cruises around the world with his life partner Angie.

He is predeceased by his wife, Dorothy (d.1986); & a daughter, Mary Anne (d.2018).

He is survived by his two sons, Charles W. Roberts, Jr. of North Fort Myers, Fl & Joseph Roberts & Laura Glick of Hillsborough; grandchild Liam Glick; & life partner of 20 years, Angela Buza of North Brunswick, NJ.

Services will be private and under the direction of the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, Iselin (
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