Roberta Boom

Obituary of Roberta Boom

Roberta M. Boom, age 85, of Knoxville, PA died on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. Roberta was a homemaker. She enjoyed writing music and playing guitar and keyboard.

Roberta is survived by two sons,  Frank (Anita) Wheeler of Addison, NY, Tim (Mary) Wheeler of Salem, MA; two daughters,  Lisa Short of Knoxville, PA, Marge (Matt) Taylor of Blossburg, PA; thirteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; seven step-children,Julie, Roseanne, Kathy, Nora, Milford, Rex, Danny;  two sisters, Cathy (Gordon) Robinson of Woodhull, NY, Bernice Steadman of Knoxville, PA. She was preceded in death by a son, Rick Wheeler; a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Clara Schoonover; a sister, Marion; a brother-in-law, Bob Steadman; a grandson, Curtis Short, Jr.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Buckheit Funeral Chapel to assist with expenses. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com