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“We have had many laughs and good times together... We will miss you Bert. Rest easy and hug the brat for me... ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Sherry Blevins - Port charlotte, FL


Roberta Margaret Stewart (Allegar), known to many as "Bert", was born November 18th, 1945 to Della (Blood) Saunders and Edward Allegar in Bayville, NJ. On Friday, March 31st, 2017, at age 71, Roberta went to live with the angels peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Roberta was well known for her sense of humor and quick wit. She enjoyed reading, country music, watching the Philadelphia Phillies and league bowling with her husband every saturday night for many years.

Roberta was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, James, in 2015, her mother Della in 1963, her father Edward in 2014, her niece Robyn in 1982, her sister-in-law Joan in 2013 and her little yorkie Wiggy in February.

Roberta is survived by her children Della Mendenhall of Newark, DE, Richard(Grace) Benjamin of San Diego, CA, Robert(Liz) Stewart of Middletown, DE, Jen(Bill) Combs of Street, MD and James(Sarah-Jane) Stewart of Schmitten, Germany. Three sisters, Donna(Bill) O'Leary of NC, Debbie(Ray) Allegar of MD, Pat Saunders and her fiance Keith of NC and one brother Edward "Skeeter" Allegar of NJ. Five grandchildren, Curtis(Tabitha) Herbert, Michael(Emilee) Herbert, Rachelle(Frank) Nguyen, Ian Stewart and Billy Combs, one great granddaughter Ava Herbert and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm where a service will begin at 7:30pm to 8pm at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, Delaware 19702. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at giving.christianacare.org