Roberta Lee Patterson Mitchell , 79

Roberta Lee Patterson Mitchell

NEW CUMBERLAND — Roberta Lee Patterson Mitchell, 79, of New Cumberland, W.Va., passed away peacefully, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Bradenton, Fla.

Roberta was born on Feb. 3, 1937 in New Cumberland, to Harold Ellsworth Patterson and Alice Rosina Hale Thayer. She graduated from New Cumberland High School in 1955. She worked as a bookkeeper for Weirton General Hospital, Weirton Steel Corporation and for the Navy Department in Washington, D.C.

Roberta is survived by her two sisters, Lucinda Jo Webster and Mary Alice Latynski, both of New Cumberland.   She is also survived by her daughter Robin Argeros (John) and her 3 beautiful grandchildren, which she so loved: John Anson Argeros, Emily Patterson Argeros and Meredith Byham Argeros-Hoock and several nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, John Earl Mitchell.

In retirement, Roberta enjoyed her grandchildren, golfing with the Mountaineer Women’s Golf League,  and being a member of Panhandle Piece-Makers Club where she won several awards for her master quilting.

The viewing will be 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2015 at Turley’s Funeral Home, with a service at 1 p.m., at the New Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Interment will be at New Cumberland Cemetery immediately after the service.