Paul V. Roberts

Bridgewater Corners, Vt. — Paul V. Roberts, 80, of Bridgewater Corners, died Tuesday morning, March 4, 2014, at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor.

He was born March 4, 1934 in Middletown, Conn., the son of Guy V. and Barbara (Rankl) Roberts. He was raised in Marlboro, Conn., and had also lived in Hebron, Conn. and South Royalton before moving to Bridgewater Corners in 1999.

Paul served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was married to Joyce Baird in Tacoma, Wash. on Feb. 4, 1956. He operated Paul’s Citgo in Marlboro, Conn. from 1965-67, worked at Pratt & Whitney from 1967-1970. He had also worked at Queechee Lakes Country Club and Woodstock Country Club before working at Vermont Castings until retiring in 1997. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and fixing old cars.

Survivors include his companion, June Johnson of Bridgewater Corners; sons, Gary Roberts of Bethel, Guy Roberts of Windsor, and Greg Roberts of Milton; daughters, Loretta Thresher of Royalton and Kathleen Dyer of Bethel; brother, Zane Roberts of Marlboro, Conn.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife, Joyce.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. There are no calling hours. Burial with military honors will be in the Spring at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Lucy MacKenzie Humane Society, 4832 VT RT 44, West Windsor, VT 05037. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.