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October 19, 2013

Kirk Roberts

Kirk Roberts

HOWES CAVE — Kirk Roberts of Howes Cave passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Cobleskill.

Kirk was the son of the late Charlotte B. Roberts and Roy F. Roberts Jr. Kirk was born on July 10, 1959, in Sharon, Conn., and spent most of his early childhood with his parents and brothers, Frank and Steve, on the “Brooks Dairy Farm” in Pine Plains. He had many fond memories of his years there. Kirk attended school in the Pine Plains district.

In addition to his parents, Kirk was predeceased by his brothers, Roy “Frank” Roberts III and Steven Mark Roberts. He was also predeceased by his beloved girlfriend, “Sis.”

Kirk is survived by aunts, one uncle, cousins, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He also leaves behind many friends from throughout his life.

A graveside service in celebration of his life will be held in the Evergreen Cemetery in Pine Plains at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, with his cousin, the Rev. Martin Brooks, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 795 E. Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill and Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home of Middleburgh.

For more information and the provision for online condolences may be found by visiting

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