Shelley S. Roblee, 91, of Emeritus of Lakewood, formerly of Prosser Hill Road, Jamestown passed away at 9:52 a.m. Friday (April 26, 2013) in WCA Hospital.
An area resident for most of her life, she was born Aug. 1, 1921, in Keyser, W.Va., a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Liller Stayman.
She earned her bachelor's degree from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.
She was a longtime member of the Kiantone Congregational Church, a member of the Jamestown Garden Club and the Lake-wood Rod & Gun Club Auxiliary. In earlier years she was a Girl Scout Brownie leader and a co-leader of the 4-H as well as a volunteer for the American Red Cross.
She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening, painting, reading, writing, cooking, sculpting and bird watching.
Surviving are a son, Christopher S. Roblee of Green Valley, Ariz.; three daughters, Rebecca J. (Joel) Anderson of Jamestown, Jennifer R. (Craig) Wiede of Collins, N.Y., and Sara R. (Francis) Regan of Hopkinton, Mass.; nine grandchildren: Erin (Ben) Black of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Emily (Nate) Keagle of Elma, N.Y., Thomas N. (Kristen Pinsent) Anderson of Westhampton, N.Y., Marielle Wiede of West Falls, N.Y., Andrew Wiede of Huntington, W.Va., Alexandra Wiede of Oneonta, N.Y., Matthew, Regan, Elana Regan and Brendan Regan of Hopkinton, Mass.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest E. Roblee, who was a former president of Jamestown Business College, whom she married Oct. 26, 1946, and who died Feb, 20, 2002; and a brother, Dr. Joseph Stayman II.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Kiantone Congregational Church. The Rev. Melvin R. McGinnis, pas-tor, will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-5 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Kiantone Congregational Church, 646 Kian-tone Rd. Jamestown, NY 14701, or to the Jamestown Audubon Society, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Shelley at lindfuneralhome.com.