March 20, 3013
Roberta M. Quist, 74, of McClellan Avenue, Amsterdam, New York passed away Wednesday evening March 20, 3013 at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey on December 31, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Robert Seaman and Dorothy Moylan.
Roberta received her education in the Brooklyn, New York school system.
She was employed as a proof reader at Amsterdam Printing & Litho Company, Inc.
Her husband Robert J. Quist to whom she married January 4, 1955 passed away in 1988.
Roberta is survived by four sons, Robert Quist Jr., (Denise) of Amsterdam, NY; James D. Quist (Angela) of Hagaman, NY; Walter E. Quist (Terry) of North Dakota and Timothy J. Quist (Meghanne Dunn), eight daughters, Karen M. Quist of Ephratah, NY; Jean T. Way of Amsterdam, NY; Virginia M. Sperry (Joe) of Terlton, Oklahoma; Michele P. Quist of Amsterdam, NY; Cynthia A. Gonzalez (Raymond) of Troy, NY; Sally A. Skinner (Rick) of Amsterdam, NY; Geraldine A. Quist (Douglas Bornt) of Amsterdam, NY and Judith D. Jasewicz (Richard) of Johnstown, NY, three brothers, John, Richard, and Thomas Torkilson, thirty-four grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren. Nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Roberta was also predeceased by two sons, Michael and William Quist, one brother, Robert Seaman Jr. and one sister, Joan Grabowski.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. the Riley Mortuary, Inc. 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, New York 12010.
Interment will be at St. Michael's Cemetery, Amsterdam.
Calling hours are Saturday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial gifts in Roberta's name may be made to the American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, New York 12205 or the American Lung Association 155 Washington Ave., Suite 210, Albany, New York 12210.
To send online condolences to the family, visit www.rileymortuary.com