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38001 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH 44094
Phone: 440-942-0700
Fax: 440-942-4823
Roberta Root

Roberta Leah Root

Thursday, February 20th, 1941 - Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Roberta Leah (nee Henwood) Root, 78, of Fairport Harbor, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Lake Health West Medical Center in Willoughby.
Born Feb. 20, 1941, in Cleveland, she had been resident of Lake County for more than 60 years, living in Willoughby and Mentor before moving to Fairport Harbor.
Roberta was a member of the Fairport Harbor Senior Center and a former member of the Mentor Senior Center. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She was also a gamer who enjoyed playing bingo and loved Left-Right-Center.
Roberta was the beloved wife of 51 years to Arthur B. F. Root; loving mother of Raymond A. Root, Christine E. (John) Rice, and Peter G. (Ahrea) Root; cherished grandmother of Vince (Melissa) Root, Kevin Root, Rebecca (Rick) Meister, Rachel (Cyle) Hesser, John Rice Jr., Cassie Rice, Andre Heil, Mariah Rowland, Jackie (Michael) Strotman, and Christopher Rice; great-grandmother of Aubrey, Bella, Tommy, Shyla, Easton and Asher; and sister of George Henwood.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George R. and Rebecca C. (nee Richards) Henwood.
Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route 615, north of Route 2), in Mentor, where a Celebration of Life will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Mentor Cemetery. (Family and friends are asked to please meet at the cemetery.)
To leave condolences for the family, order flowers or participate in the Memorial Tree Program, visit www.MCVfuneralhomes.com.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home (Mentor)
    Address
    6330 Center Street
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 7:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 7:30pm
    Location
    McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home (Mentor)
    Address
    6330 Center St.
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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  • Interment

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Mentor Cemetery
    Address
    6881 Hopkins Road
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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    Notes
    Graveside Service (Family and friends are asked to please meet at the cemetery.)

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We Love you all very much!!! Prayers for comfort for the entire family in Ohio. Karen, Vince, Melissa & Asher Root.
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My condolences to the family . May the God of all comfort help you through this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
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