SOUTH PORTLAND – Ruth Whiston Roberts Upshall, 88, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, after a long illness.
She is survived by two sons, Bruce “Bob” and Carl Roberts and their wives, Annette (Flynn) and Wijtske (Kamerman); daughter, Carolyn Civitarese; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; as well as three married stepchildren; six married stepgrandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren. She will also be sadly missed by her brother, William “Bill” and wife, Isabelle; three nieces; and four nephews.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Amnesty International, 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001.