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Charlene Naomi Roberts

Sunrise: August 13, 1972 Sunset: December 13, 2018

The Roberts, Tarr, and Richardson families, with profound and heartfelt regrets, announce the home going of their beloved daughter, sister, aunty, niece, cousin, and mother, Charlene Naomi Roberts, who departed this life on Thursday, December 13, at the Nazareth hospital, in Philadelphia, PA. U.S.A. Charlene leaves to mourn and cherish her memory, her children, Harding David, Benetta David, of Liberia, and Jowell Gboilee of the U.S.A, grand children: Lorenzo David, and Janal David, her father, Mr. James A. Roberts, her mother, Joetta Richardson Tarr, who predeceased her, her step father, Mr. Paul Tarr, and step mother, Joetta Okai.

She also leaves to mourn, her siblings, Tonia Tarr, Rose Tarr, Patient Tarr, Azetta Roberts Sackie, Ora Mitchell Carthens, Lydia Mitchell Gyflor, and Alicia Roberts Bowah, Archie Tarr, Paul Tarr, and Mongai Tarr, aunties, uncles, and a host of other relatives and friends in the United States and Liberia.

Charlene loved life. She was friendly and nice to anyone who came in contact with her. She was full of life, and whenever you were around her, it was all smiles, laughter, and fun. Charlene will be greatly missed by her family and friends. As we come together to celebrate her life, we ask for your prayers and thoughts, as we go through this difficult time this Christmas and New Year seasons. As hard as it is for us, we know that she is resting in the bosom of her Lord and savior, Jesus Christ. May you rest from all your labors, pain, and suffering, Charlene. You fought a good fight.
We miss and love you, but God loves you best. It’s good night for now. Take your rest till we meet on that great getting up morning.

Funeral arrangement is as follows:

On Thursday, January 17, 2019, there will be a viewing at the 2534 North 22 Street, Philadelphia Pa, 19132, from 6-9PM.

Then on Friday, January 18, 2019, the body will then be taken to Bethlehem, Pa, where a night of wake keeping will be held at the Wesleyan United Methodist church, 2540 Center Street, Bethlehem Pa 18017. Viewing is at 5-6PM, followed by wake keeping at 6-9PM.

Saturday, January 19, 2019, there will be a viewing at 9.00AM to 10.00 AM, followed by funeral service, at 10.00 AM, at the same church, promptly. All tributes will be made at the wake. Absolutely, only the family, organizations, and the church, will be making tributes at the funeral.

Interment follows at the Nisky Hill cemetery, 254 E Church St. Bethlehem PA. Repast will be held at the Church’s fellowship hall.


Mr. James Roberts: Father, (925) 383-7704
Mr. Paul Tarr: step-father, (484) 223-5204
Ora Mitchell Carthens: Sister, (732) 421-5138
Lydia Mitchell Gayflor: Sister, (732) 853-2119

Hotels accommodation: Reasonable rates

Knight Inn and Suites The View Inns and Suites Red Roof Inn
1880 Steelstone Road 3191 Highfield Dr 1846 Catasauqua Rd
Allentown, PA 18109 Bethlehem, Pa 18020 Allentown, Pa 18109
(610-266-9070) (610-865-6300) (610-264-5404)

May her soul rest in perpetual peace!