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Mary Ann Roberts, 69, of Fairmont, passed from this life Wednesday (Aug. 2, 2017) at Ruby Memorial Hospital after a brief and valiant battle with cancer. She was born in Seattle, Washington, on Feb. 24, 1948, a daughter of the late Louis A. and Cleo Maxine Jolicoues Quam.
She was a member of the Zion Assembly of God church and was a very spiritual and faithful follower. She had worked as a receptionist at the John Manchin Health Care Center. She enjoyed reading and working various word puzzles and jigsaw puzzles.
Ms. Roberts is survived by her son, John Roberts and his girlfriend Tiffany Chivers of Shinnston; two daughters, Patty D. (Wallace) Frye and Tracy Roberts both of Rincon, Georgia; her brother Joseph D. Jolicoues of Wisconsin; her sister Barbara Van Holbeck of Wisconsin; her friends and the father of her children Eugene F. (Sherry) Roberts of Fairmont; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Josalie Bowden.
Mary Ann's family has requested that memorials be made in her name to the American Cancer Society.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Frey Home For Funerals (Addition Chapel A), 320 Madison St. Fairmont. Services will be held at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Reel officiating. Interment will follow at the Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Published on August 4, 2017
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