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Donald Roberts

November 23, 1965 — September 4, 2010

Donald C. Roberts, Jr.

Age 44, of Burdett, NY, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2010.

He is survived by his wife Christine Jensen-Roberts; son, Donald C. Roberts III; parents, Donald and Marie Roberts of Watkins Glen and Binghamton; brother, MMC (SW) Frank O. Roberts (Jackie) of Tenn.; sister, Katherine (Mike) Buffaline of Troy, NY; mother-in-law, Jo-Ann Jensen of Binghamton; sister-in-law, Cathleen (Matthew) Carroll of Iowa; brothers-in-law, Stephen (Helga) Jensen of Binghamton, Matthew (Leslie) Jensen of Binghamton; nieces and nephews, Jesse, Dani, Dominick, Christina, Roberto, Graciela, Makenna, Jordyn, Haley, Emmet, and Elliot. Don was predeceased by 2 sisters, Michelle Roberts and Dawn Jake.

Don was the owner and operator of the Glen Harbor Marina in Watkins Glen. He was also a board member of the Odessa-Montour Central School District; member of the Seneca Power Boat Assoc; and past president of the Horseheads Snowmobile Club. Don’s love was expressed in his passions, including his love of family, boating, Seneca Lake, his dogs (Max and Isis) and the outdoors.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Saturday from 2-6pm. A funeral service will be held at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home on Sunday at 2:00pm; burial will be at the Brackney Cemetery, Brackney, PA on Monday at 10:00am.

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