Roberta Wren

Aug 12, 2019

Stockton Springs — Roberta Ann Wren went to be with the Lord on Aug. 7, 2019. Born in Lincoln, on Sept. 1, 1937, she was the daughter of Alonzo and Mary (Murphy) Shedd. She attended local schools, graduating from high school in 1955. Roberta later attended Husson College graduated with a business and secretarial degree.

Roberta married the love of her life, Robert C. Wren, on Aug. 7, 1960. Through the years, they raised a family together and lived in Bangor, Thorndike, Belfast and Stockton Springs. She enjoyed working at Waldo Regional Vocational School, Waldo County Superior Court and with the officers at the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office, where she had a lifelong friendship with Sheriff Stan Knox and his wife Mary Knox. Roberta also enjoyed many years of teaching Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and volunteering in the church.

Roberta is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband of 59 years Robert, daughter Linda (David) Grisham of Portland, son Bobby (Christine) Wren of Levant, and daughter Lisa (Brian) Penley of Saco; also surviving are her grandchildren, Jamie, Kathleen, Sam, Hunter, Angela, Denice, Richard and Colby, as well as many great-grandchildren, whom Roberta especially treasured. She also leaves behind her sister Linda, brother Douglas, beloved sister-in-law Charlene, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family wishes to thank Tall Pines and Beacon Hospice for their loving care at the end of Roberta’s life. Special appreciation to Dr. Delehanty for over 30 years of exceptional medical care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roberta’s memory to Stockton Springs Community Church, 100 Church St., Stockton Springs, ME 04981.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home in Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

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