ST. ALBANS CITY — Roberta G. Raymond, age 72 of St. Albans, passed away unexpectedly at home on June 20, 2016. The daughter of Wilda M. Raymond and Francis Raymond, she was born in Winchendon, Mass. Aug. 25,1943.

She married John Joseph Yaratz Dec. 17, 1960 who predeceased her on July 22, 1985. She leaves behind: four children, Angela Yaratz and lifelong companion, Daniel Foss, John Yaratz and wife, Dale, of Isle La Motte, Tina Cheney and husband, Giles, of Enosburg Falls, Darleen Tremblay and husband, David, of Highgate Center; 13 grandchildren, Travis Yaratz, Daniel Foss II, Robert Foss, Michael Foss, Katee Brow, Joshua Cheney, Logan Cheney, Justin Tremblay, Cotey Tremblay, Samantha Tremblay, Ashley Tremblay aka Shorty, Jessika Tremblay, Dylan Tremblay; 11great grandchildren, Dustin Tremblay, Skyler Domingue, Landen Foss, Evalette Foss, Isabella Foss, Kolbee Brow, AJ Gagne Aileeanna Foss, Charlie Foss, Emma Gagne and Miles Chase Foss, our angel baby who predeceased her on Feb 26, 2014 and a loving friend, Melissa Jewell.

She was one of nine children, Nancy Raymond of St Albans, Francis Raymond and wife Ginny of Brattleboro, Ronald Raymond of New Hampshire.

She was predeceased by her mother, Wilda Raymond, April 7, 2000; Father Francis Raymond, Aug. 13,1979; a brother, Donald Raymond; and sisters Jean Raymond, Patricia Barber, Judie Chambers and Debbie Leslie.

At Roberta’s request there will no public calling hours. A Family graveside service will be held at the discretion of her family.

Roberta was a free spirit who went wherever the wind took her. Her love of the Ocean was life long.

And no matter which one of her children she spent time with, she loved to wake up in the early morning, grab her coffee and just loved to look out at Nature. She loved crafting, country music, yellow roses, humming birds and her family. She will be loved and missed dearly always and forever! XO

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton.

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