Gwendolyn “Gwen” Roberts loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother; sister; and good friend was called home Saturday January 25th, 2020 after a long illness. She was a lifelong resident of Akron, Ohio. Gwen was born January 20th, 1953 to late Jessie L. Roberts and Arthur Stafford Sr. She was a member of Burning Bush Church. Gwen was the Activities Coordinator at Windsong for most of her career. MRDD, geriatric persons, and children held a special place in her heart.
Gwen was preceded in death by her grandmother and grandfather, Annie and Leo Townsend; mother, Jessie L. Roberts and father, Arthur Stafford Sr.; sisters Maxcine Roberts, Arlena Stafford, and Cheryl Stafford of Akron, OH; and beloved nephew, Ramon Roberts.
Continuing the legacy of love and devotion to family are her children, Cassandra Goler, Dante (Sasha) Roberts, and Tamera Roberts of Akron, OH; siblings, Barbara Roberts, Darlene (Otis) Williams, LaVonne Roberts, Irene (Benny) Roberts of Akron, OH; Gwendolyn (James) Stafford-Wynn of Detroit, MI, and Susan Singleton of Akron; brothers, Arthur Stafford Jr. and Roger Stafford of Akron; and special friend, Elwin L. Townsend; 13 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, special sons & daughters, other relatives and friends.
Condolences may be sent to 104 N. Rose Blvd. Akron, OH 44302.
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