Tonawanda News


December 4, 2013

Robert J. Roll

WILLIAMSVILLE — Robert J. Roll, age 84, of North Tonawanda, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Williamsville Suburban Nursing Home, after a brief illness. Born in Buffalo, he was the son of the late John and Gertrude Roll and had been a lifelong resident of the Tonawandas.

He was the father of Deborah (Myrl) Fender, Daniel (Lynn) Roll and Christine Roll; dearest dad to Cheryl (late Tim) Ellman, Susan (Dean) Kley and Sandra Radkiewicz-Kancar; grandfather to many including Eric Ellman, Blake (Valerie) Ellman, Callie and Travis Kley, Tara Radkiewicz and Ryan, Matt, Marc and Adam Roll; and former husband of Carol S. Roll.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM on Friday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where a memorial service will be held at 7 PM Friday. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are preferred by the family.  

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