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FAIRFAX — Heather M. Roberts, 35, of Fairfax died on Nov. 22, 2015 after a long illness surrounded by her family. She was born on Sept. 2, 1980, the daughter of Brian and Terri (Kilpeck) Roberts.

Heather graduated high school from BFA-Fairfax in 1998 and Vermont Technical College in 2002 with an Associates degree in Rehabilitation Technology Engineering.

Along with her parents, Heather is survived by her sister, Stephanie (Roberts) and her husband Jonathan Olmstead and their daughter, Piper; her sister, Danielle Roberts, her partner Michael Williams and their daughter, Margaret; her Grandmother, Lois (Kilpeck) Sorgen; her many aunts, uncles and cousins; and her beloved dog, Ebony.

A special thank you to the staff at St. Albans Health and Rehab for the excellent care and friendship that they have provided to Heather for the last three years.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Heather to the Franklin County Humane Society, 30 Sunset Meadows, St. Albans, VT 05478.

Visiting hours will be held at 11 a.m. and a memorial service to follow at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Gifford Funeral Home, 22 Depot St., Richmond, VT 05477.