William F. “Biff” Roberts, Jr.

Roberts_BiffWilliam Francis Roberts, Jr., of Milton, formerly of Rockland, passed away on July 19, 2013.  “Biff” was the beloved husband of 38 years of Constance Kinnealey Roberts.  Loving and proud father of Jeffrey W. Roberts and his wife, Cara Fauci, of Ipswich, Meghan M. Roberts and her husband, Wayne Eddy, of Braintree, Andrew W. Roberts of Abington, and the late Matthew W. Roberts and Mark W. Roberts.  Son of William F. Roberts, Sr. and the late Elizabeth M. Roberts of Rockland.  Brother of J. Michael Roberts of Hanover, Steven A. Roberts of Reading, and Lisa A. Roberts of Braintree.  Loving grandfather (“Pop”) of Anne E. Roberts and William J. Roberts.  Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Biff was born in San Bernadino, California and was raised in Rockland.  He attended Cardinal Spellman High School in Brockton where he met his lifelong friend Steven Sullivan of Stoughton.  He was a graduate of Villanova University class of 1967.  After Villanova, he enlisted in the United States Army and served as a platoon lieutenant in the 199th Light Infantry Division in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star with two oak leaf clusters for meritorious service.  When Biff returned from Vietnam, he obtained his MBA from Suffolk University and worked in the commercial printing industry for many years.  For the last several years, Biff worked as a concierge at Longfellow Place in Boston, which he enjoyed immensely and formed many wonderful friendships.  Biff’s favorite place was Cape Cod where he loved to spend time with family and friends every summer since his childhood.

Biff’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton for the compassion and caring they showed Biff during his final days.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 23, at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 350 Reedsdale Road in Milton at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Monday, July 22, from 4-8 p.m. in the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, MA. Internment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Biff’s memory should be made to The Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton, 199 Reedsdale Road, Milton, MA 02186.