Roberta J. Tompkins
unknown - January 29, 2013
Roberta J. Haag Tompkins, 86, of Elbridge, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at Francis House. A lifetime resident of the Elbridge area, she was born on Saturday, July 17, 1926, and was the daughter of Harris C. Haag and Marion E. (Elliot) Haag. She retired from Welch Allyn in 1991.
The mother of 12 children, she was devoted to her family and loved spending time with them.
Roberta was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Lou Tompkins, son-in-law, John Shackleton, great-granddaughter, Cassidy Lamson; and brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Vivian Haag.
Surviving are her husband of 66 years, James Daniel; daughters and sons-in-law, Eileen Shackleton of Camillus, Gloria and Ed Daniszewski of Solvay, Rosemary and Dennis Kelly of Moravia, and Marsha Tompkins of Elbridge; sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Ruth of Syracuse, Carl and Avis of Memphis, Michael and Prudy of Baldwinsville, James and Brenda of Jordan, Mark and Steve of Syracuse, Randy of Elbridge, and Ernie and Kelly of Auburn; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends called Friday, February 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
Funeral services were Saturday, February 2 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Michael Grinnals officiating. Roberta was laid to rest in Belle Isle Cemetery, Warners.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208. Please view the Tompkins Family Video Tribute and share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.