Earle Vincent Roberts, Jr., 77, of Middletown, husband of Elizabeth (Rak) Roberts, passed away on April 15, 2022 at Groton Regency. Born in Middletown, he was the son of the late Earle and Sonia (Marchik) Roberts, Sr.
Earle grew up in Middletown. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, after which he attended the University of Hartford for a couple of years, and then worked at Pratt & Whitney as a tool & die maker for a number of years. He participated in canoe racing, triathlons and loved canoeing in the Adirondacks with friends. He later became very involved in public service, as a member of the common council and various committees in Middletown, CT. Earle was incredibly passionate about recycling and the environment and very involved with this on a local level.
Along with his wife Elizabeth, Earle is survived by his children Katrina A. Roberts of Middletown and Harrison W. Roberts of New York and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Raymond and Delaine Roberts.
A private graveside service will be held in the State Veterans Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Earle Vincent Roberts, Jr., please visit our floral store.