Roberta L. Wilson 1953-2018

McDONALD — Roberta L. “Bobbie” Wilson, 64, of McDonald, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at the Hospice House, surrounded by her family.

Bobbie was born Oct. 9, 1953, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of Edward and Cora Giese.

For most of Bobbie’s life, she cared for her husband, children and grandchildren. She and her husband, Terry, fostered many children over the years.

She enjoyed cooking for her family, and catering certain events. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary F.O.E. Aerie #2172 of Girard and the Moose Lodge #186 of Warren.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Terrence L. Wilson; her children, Susan L. (David) Keener of McDonald, Joseph A. (Rhianna) Wilson of Austintown and Lora L. (Ron) Bokan of McDonald; sisters, Melva Day of Youngstown and Marie Cain of Florida; brothers, Edward Giese Sr. and Theodore Giese of Pittsburgh, and Charles Giese of Saxonburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Joseph Wilson, Marissa Breckner, David Keener, Deidre Keener, Cody Wilson, Zavier Bokan, Brooklyn Bokan and Elijah McVicker; and a great-granddaughter, Daniella.

Besides her parents, Bobbie was preceded in death by her infant twin boys, Terrance Jr. and Raymond; her sister, Charlotte Simmons; and her brothers, Donald Giese and Elmer Giese.

Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard, where the family will receive relatives and friends 2 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation or Hospice of the Valley in memory of Roberta Wilson.

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