Mrs. Roberta G. Zeiser, age 83, of Meriden, passed away on Dec. 21, 2013. Born in New Haven on Jan. 1, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Frank & Nellie (Anderson) Godwin. Roberta is survived by her husband of 63 years, Lorenz Zeiser; her children & their spouses, Debra & John Stephen of Meriden, Loren & Gary Dickens of Bristol, Martin & Karen Zeiser of Meriden and Lisa & Steve Bartlett of Leesburg, GA; grandchildren Scott Dickens & his wife Sara Tremblay of Willimantic, Christopher Dickens & his wife Juliette of Plantsville Stephanie Zeiser & Eric Zeiser both of Meriden; great grandson Noah Dickens; brother & sister in-law Frank & Audrey Godwin of Portland and 3 nephews & 1 niece and their families. Roberta was formerly employed at Connecticut Valley Hospital, Roberts's Industries and retired from the Meriden Board of Education. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 45, Middlesex Grange and Girl Scouts of America. She was a long standing member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church where she was active with many committees and served as a Eucharistic Minister. She enjoyed sewing, needlework, quilting, baking and loved gardening. She had a love for animals, especially birds. Roberta was admired for her ability to be able to undertake any project and create something beautiful. Her family would like to thank the staff of Westfield Care Center for their care of Roberta and their support of the family. Friends may attend her Funeral Service on Saturday, Dec. 28th at 10:00 AM in St. Andrew's Church, 20 Catlin St, Meriden, Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT - FLATOW Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave, Meriden. In lieu of flowers her family request that donations be made to St. Andrew's Church Food Pantry, http://standrewsmeriden.org/content.cfm?id=320 ,20 Catlin Street, Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Hoping Larry remembers the good and wonderful times he shared with Roberta and cracks a smile. Not easy too lose a loved one no matter how old they are or how long you are with them. OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH HIM AND HIS FAMILY.

  2. Hoping Larry remembers the good and wonderful times he shared with Roberta and cracks a smile. Not easy too lose a loved one no matter how old they are or how long you are with them. OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH HIM AND HIS FAMILY.

  3. Lisa is my friend and I just wanted to extend our family’s condolences to the rest of her family. It’s hard when a loved one leaves us, but around the holidays, it’s extra hard. But please find comfort in knowing that Roberta received THE BEST gift of all this year, she got to go home and is spending her Christmas with Jesus. God Bless you all and comfort you.

  4. Marty and family, Want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you always have wonderful memories of your mom to make you smile. Al & Joyce

  5. Mommy, i cant bear to write this–i love you with all my heart–you were and are the best mother anyone could ever ask for. I am so sorry i wasn’t there when you left this earth, but i was holding you in my heart. The pain is unbearable in losing you. I look forward to the day when we will be reunited in heaven. I miss you so very much! Love always and forever, your loving daughter Lisa, Steve, Brandi, Anthony, Vivian, Whitney, Peyton, Mike, Rudy, Tony and Buddy

  6. My deepest sympathies on the loss of Ms. Roberta. She is now free from the pain this world holds and will be forever young. May God wrap his arms around each of you and bring you comfort in the days ahead.

  7. So sorry to hear about Roberta, we remember her as a friendly and kind lady. Our regrets are with the family at this time. We will keep you in our prayers and thoughts. Jo Marie & Al Pereyo

  8. Uncle Lon and family, My heart is breaking along with yours loosing Aunt Beattie. She is now a true angel. Always remember she is with us in our memories and hearts. She will live on forever. She is now at peace along with Grandma and Grandpa. I love and miss her. Your niece and cousin, Sharon

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