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Helen A. (Martin) Roberts

July 30, 2022


Helen A. (Martin) Roberts, 94, of Taunton, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022 peacefully at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold J. Roberts.

Helen was born in Swansea, MA. The daughter of the late Harry J. and Etta (Friery) Martin.

Mrs. Roberts graduated from Joseph Case High School in 1945. She raised her family in North Dighton before moving to Plainfield, CT. She was a devoted Catholic who received the Marian Medal in 2002. A communicant and daily mass attendee at Saint Nicholas of Myra. She was also a volunteer at Charlton Memorial Hospital for many years.

She leaves a son Kerry of Chepachet, RI; three daughters: Joan Silvia, Christine Roberts; both of Taunton and Karen Shaker of Fall River; sister-in law: Maria LaFrance of Tiverton, RI; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Helen is predeceased by her son Alan, granddaughter Kara Sault, brother Harry Martin and sisters Margaret Donovan and Doris Carr.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Saint Jude’s Children's Research, or the Kara Sault Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Heather Avellar, 11 Lori Lane, Taunton, MA 02780.

Calling hours for Mrs. Roberts will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am at Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton followed by a 11:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Nicholas of Myra Church, 499 Spring St., Taunton. A burial will be held in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, 2233 Robeson St., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. To sign guestbook, light a candle, facility, church or cemetery directions please visit her tribute page at

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Calling Hours
August 4, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780

Mass of Christian Burial
August 4, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Nicholas of Myra Church
499 Spring Street
North Dighton, MA 02764

August 4, 2022

St. Patrick Cemetery Fall River
2233 Robeson St.
Fall River, MA 02720

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