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July 25, 2013

Mary T. (Doucette) Roberts, 90


Methuen — Mary T. (Doucette) Roberts, 90, of Methuen, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, after a long illness.

She was born in Lewiston, Maine, and lived in Methuen for over 60 years. She was the wife of the late Alvin A. Roberts.

Mary was a bookkeeper at Spence Hardware for 10 years and was a commercial loan officer at Arlington Trust Company for 10 years until her retirement in 1990. She was a member of and taught Sunday School at First Church Congregational. She also played piano for the church services at the Methuen Housing Authority, where she resided. In her free time, she was an avid reader and enjoyed sports. She also loved animals.

Mary will be deeply missed by her two daughters, Marilyn J. Murphy and Nan S. Roberts; her son, Mark S. Roberts; her six grandchildren; her 11 great-grandchildren; her four great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Jean Lansberry; and her two nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends will honor and celebrate Mary's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen, on Monday, July 29, from 3 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant Street, Methuen. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested, in Mary's honor, memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 or to the MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.

For directions or to send an online condolence to the Roberts family, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Roberts family.