Jacqueline M. (Feeney) Roberts, 93, of Leechburg, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020 in her residence.
A daughter of the late James B. Feeney and Myrtle M. (Lynch) Feeney, she was born on May 12, 1927 in Bradys Bend, PA.
Jacqueline was employed as a secretary at Leechburg Area High School for over 20 years before retirement. She enjoyed solving word search puzzles and especially spending time with her five grandchildren. Her memberships included Cross Roads Community Presbyterian Church in Leechburg, Allegheny Hospital Auxiliary (over 30 years), Leechburg Monday Evening Club, and Leechburg Elks Auxiliary (charter member).
Survivors include her son, Jeffrey J. Roberts (Pamela) of Gilpin Township; her daughter, Deborah J. Kasanicky (Joseph) of Gilpin Township; five grandchildren, Lauren E. Roberts (Andrew Carter), Sarah J. Kasanicky (Dr. Bruce Frederick), Katie Jo Shaffer (Jon), and twins—Matthew and Michael Kasanicky; and a great-granddaughter, Maizy Jo Shaffer.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Roberts on August 4, 2002; three brothers, James Feeney, John “Jay” Feeney, Richard Feeney; and two sisters, Callista Lipsie and Catherine Crawford.
Friends will be welcomed by her family on Sunday, August 23 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051). Additional visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral ceremonies at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 24, with Rev. Gary J. Lyon officiating. Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Gilpin Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leechburg Public Library, 139 Market Street, Leechburg, PA 15656. All visitors are asked to respectfully follow current state guidelines concerning pandemic measures of required face coverings, social distancing and gathering restrictions.
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