The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 24, 2013

Owen Roberts

Star Beacon

CONNEAUT — Owen Roberts, age 63, of Conneaut, died early Saturday morning, Feb. 23, 2013, at UH-Conneaut Medical Center.

Owen was born March 25, 1949, in Erie, Pa., the son of Emmett and Thelma Hall Roberts.

For many years Owen worked for the Meat Cutters Union as a butcher. He worked at various local grocers in the area. He enjoyed woodworking and loved automobiles.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carolyn Parke Owen in 2009; brother, Norman Roberts; and sisters, Iona Richie and Lee Roberts.

Owen is survived by two sons, Sean Roberts of Conneaut and Dustin and Julie Roberts of Cheno Valley, Ariz.; a daughter, Tammy Overman of Ashtabula; a brother, Bruce and Nancy Roberts of Albion, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

At Owen’s request, there will be no calling hours or service. His ashes will be buried with his wife at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by RAISIAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 581 Harbor St., Conneaut. View the obituary and sign the guestbook at and