SELKIRK – Joan E. Blondell Roberts, 76, entered eternal life
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at home. Joan was born in Rensselaer and
lived most of her life in Alcove. In 2003 Joan retired after 26
years of service with National Bank of Coxsackie in Ravena. Joan’s
life revolved around her family; husband, children, grandchildren,
great-grandchildren and siblings. She also enjoyed bowling.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth C. Roberts; children,
Frank “Skip” Barger (Anne) and Sandra Flach (Wayne); sisters, Mary
Powell, Jean Baines, Joann Kosinski and Jacqueline Blendell;
brother, Lawrence Blondell, Jr.; 12 grandchildren; and 3
great-grandchildren. Joan was predeceased by her son Bryon Barger.
Funeral services will be held 10 AM Monday, July 28th
at the Gospel Community Church, Coxsackie. Interment will follow in
Alcove Cemetery. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena on Sunday from 4 to 7 PM. The family is requesting that
contributions in memory of Joan be made to the Gospel Community
Church, Justice for Orphans, 121 Mansion St., Coxsackie, NY 12051.