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Michael Joseph Roberts

September 17, 1958 ~ July 5, 2019 (age 60)

Obituary

Michael Joseph Roberts, 60, of Germantown, MD, peacefully passed away on July 5, 2019, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD, surrounded by his brothers and sisters. Michael was born in Washington, DC, on September 17, 1958. 

After studying for almost 17 years, Michael received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Maryland University College. Most recently, Michael worked at the Montgomery County Public Library. He remained affiliated with the Silver Spring Fire Department since 1978. Michael was an active parishioner at Mother Seton Catholic Church and a 4th Degree Knight ("The Patriotic Degree") with Knights of Columbus Council #11024. Michael was a regular blood donor through the American Red Cross. 

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, James Alwin Roberts and Mary Adele Herzog Roberts, and his beloved grandparents and aunts and uncles. He is survived by his siblings, Patricia (Michael) Goth of Medfield, MA; William (Ellen) Roberts of Burtonsville, MD; Nancy (William) Hise of Lewes, DE; Margaret (Kevin) Cooke of Ellicott City, MD; Francis Roberts of Arlington, VA; and Mary Elizabeth Roberts of Laurel, MD; 10 nieces and nephews, 14 great nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends. 

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 11am, a Memorial Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Lee Fangmeyer at Mother Seton Catholic Church, 19951 Father Hurley Boulevard, Germantown, MD. Visitation begins at 10am. Reception to follow in the Parish Center. Following the reception, interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:

Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department, 1945 Seminary Road, Silver Spring, MD  20910, http://www.silverspringvfd.org/content/donations

Knights of Columbus Charities, P. O. Box 382154, Pittsburgh, PA  15251-8154, https://www.kofc.org/en/secure/charities/annual-appeal.html


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 16, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mother Seton Catholic Church
19951 Father Hurley Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874

Memorial Mass
Tuesday
July 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Mother Seton Catholic Church
19951 Father Hurley Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874

Reception
Tuesday
July 16, 2019

12:00 PM
Mother Seton Parish Center
19951 Father Hurley Blvd
Germantown, MD 20874

Interment
Tuesday
July 16, 2019

2:15 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Donations

Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department
1945 Seminary Road, Silver Spring MD 20910
Web: http://www.silverspringvfd.org/content/donations

Knights of Columbus Charities
P.O. Box 382154, Pittsburgh PA 15251-8154
Web: https://www.kofc.org/en/secure/charities/annual-appeal.html

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