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Samuel Coles Roberts
January 1, 1926 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 94)
Obituary & Services
SAMUEL COLES ROBERTS, of Medford, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020. He was 94 years of age. Born in Mt. Laurel, NJ, he is the son of the late Emmor & Marion (Coles) Roberts and the husband of the late Virginia (Perry) Roberts. He has resided in Medford Leas since 2010 moving there from Southampton, NJ where he resided since 1936. Known best for Jersey Jerry Apples, Coles was a fruit-grower who owned and operated Roberts Orchards in Southampton, NJ. He was a member of the Medford-Vincentown Rotary Club since 1950 where he served as Past President, VP, Director, Gov. Rep and was a Paul Harris Fellow with 50 years of perfect attendance. He was a member of the Moorestown Monthly Meeting, and a curator for the NJ Museum of Agriculture in New Brunswick, NJ, and Past President of Flying Farmers of NJ. He was a member of the Jersey Jerry Hunting Club, the B.C. Farm Fair Board, and the Jersey Fruit Coop. He served on the Southampton Twp. Planning Board and the Trustees and Building Committee of Medford Leas as well as the Kirby’s Mill Restoration Committee. Coles was a Toast Master and well known for his Public Presentations, his film “From Blossom to Bite” and of course his homemade ice cream. He loved history and genealogy, but his greatest passion was people. He is the Beloved Father of Sidney Lee Roberts and his wife Carol of Southampton, NJ and Loving Grandfather of Kathryn Swogger (Thomas) of Vincentown, NJ, Deborah Bonhomme (Jesse) of Southampton, NJ, Brian Roberts (Jamie) of Williamstown, NJ, Jennifer Roberts, and Philip Roberts (Melinda) all of Southampton, NJ, Great Grandfather of 9, and beloved friend of Virginia Tazza. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday, August 21st, 2020 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM and on Saturday from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at the BRADLEY & STOW FUNERAL HOME, 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Rd., Medford, NJ, where a Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in the Moorestown Friends Cemetery. Additionally, the Funeral Service at 10 AM can be viewed virtually at http://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/34947. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family requests memorial donations to the Medford-Vincentown Rotary Foundation, P.O. Box 365, Medford, NJ 08055. Include “The Coles Roberts Humanitarian Scholarship” on the memo line. (www.BradleyStow.com)
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Friday August 21, 2020 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Bradley & Stow Funeral Home 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road Medford, NJ 08055
Saturday August 22, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Bradley & Stow Funeral Home 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road Medford, NJ 08055
Saturday August 22, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Bradley & Stow Funeral Home 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road Medford, NJ 08055
Video is available for this event
Saturday August 22, 2020 11:30 AM Moorestown Monthly Meeting Cemetery Chester Avenue Moorestown, NJ 08057
Medford-Vincentown Rotary Club P.O. Box 365, Medford NJ 08055