Kathryn Roberti, 71, nurse, administrator, teacher

Kathryn Ann Roberti, 71 of Newtown, previously of Ridgefield and St. James, NC, passed away on August 22, 2012.

Kathy was born in Hackensack, NJ daughter of the late Henry and Lucille Piper. She married Louis Roberti in February of 1965. They lived in New Jersey, before moving to Ridgefield where they lived for 28 years and then lived in St. James, NC for 14 years before moving to Newtown in June of this year.

She is survived by her husband Lou; son Scott and his wife Linda of New Fairfield; daughter Carolyn of Wilton; her grandchildren Joseph, Nicholas, Isabella and Christopher as well as her brothers and sisters, Henry, Michael, Robert, Eileen, George, and Patricia. Predeceased by a brother, Stanley.

She was also fortunate to have many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.

Kathy attended Holy Name Nursing School in New Jersey, earned her Bachelor’s Degree at Western Connecticut State University and earned her Master’s Degree at New York Medical School.

Her career included nursing and administration at Presbyterian Hospital, Holy Name Hospital, Danbury Hospital and teaching at Greenwich and Norwalk Hospitals.

She was active in community services in Southport, NC and was a trustee and Chairman at Dosher Memorial Hospital.

A Mass of Christian Burial was  celebrated in St. Rose of Lima Church, Newtown on Saturday August 25th. Interment was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.

The Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main St. Newtown was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to Regional Hospice of Western CT, 405 Main St., Danbury, CT  06810 or to the hospice of your choice or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society at www.nationalmssociety.org

—by the family