Roberta L. Duffy - Skowhegan, Maine 1959-2014

Roberta L. Duffy - Skowhegan, Maine 1959-2014

Roberta L. Duffy, 55, of Skowhegan, passed away on Dec. 22, 2014, with family by her side, at the Cedar Ridge Nursing Center in Skowhegan.

She was born on May 22, 1959, in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Joseph A. Jackson and Roberta L. (Green) Jackson. She graduated from Cumberland High School in Cumberland, R.I., class of 1977. She attended the Catherine Gibbs School in East Providence, R.I., for two years.

Robin liked riding her horse, Cocoa, she liked to go camping, she was an avid reader who really enjoyed her books, and loved listening to music, especially Country & Western music. She was also an avid NASCAR buff and her favorite driver was Jeff Gordon.

She is survived by her son, Eric Duffy and his wife, Kristen, of Pascoag, R.I.; her father, Joseph Jackson and his wife, Marie, of Skowhegan; one sister, Wendy Burch of North Providence, R.I.; one niece, Amanda Burch of North Providence, R.I.; one nephew, Christopher Burch of North Providence, R.I.; two grand nieces, one grand nephew; mother-in-law, Anita Duffy of Pawtucket, R.I.; and former husband, Michael Duffy of North Smithfield, R.I. She was predeceased by her mother, Roberta Jackson, and one brother, Jeffrey Jackson.

A graveside memorial service will be held later in the spring at the Highland Memorial Cemetery in North Providence, R.I. Donations may be made in her memory to the Cedar Ridge Resident Activity Fund, 23 Cedar Dr., Skowhegan, ME 04976.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine.