Virginia Carol Roberts
Dec. 16, 1922-Aug. 9, 2021
Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great grandmother Virginia Roberts (GiGi) was called 'Home' to be with the Lord on August 9, 2021 passing peacefully with family. Virginia was 98 years young shooting for 100!
Born on December 16,1922 in San Diego, Calif to Grant And Teresa Skuse. Virginia resided in the San Francisco Bay Area since moving north to San Francisco in1930 living in Pleasanton for the last 35 years.
Virginia was devout Catholic her entire life and a proud member of the Catholic community in Pleasanton and St. Augustine's Parish.
Many did not know but Virginia was a very talented Artist, Poet, Writer and Calligraphist. She taught Art class' for a number of her earlier years. She had precise cursive handwriting and created beautiful detailed 'Calligraphy' in pen and ink which is a long lost art. In addition to her Artistic talent, Virginia also was a true 'giver'. Always thinking of others before herself. Taking care of both Her Mother and Father in their later years. She also enjoyed helping out with 'fundraising' for special events and organizing with St. Augustine's for weekly Church/Mass services while living at 'Ridgeview Commons' where she resided for about 20 years.
Virginia Married Stephen Roberts July 16, 1957 at St Leo's Catholic Church in Oakland, Ca. Stephen was widowed with six very young children and together they added 3 more children to make up family 9! Virginia and Steve also helped raise 3 Grandchildren Paul, Sarah and Rebecca. Virginia is preceded in death by her loving husband Stephen two sons, Stephen Jr. and Gordon and her Brother Richard ( Dick) Skuse. She is survived by children Joan Peixotto, Faith (Jan) Wellman Laura (Robert) Buckner, Christopher Roberts, David Roberts, Therese Roberts, and Barbara (Steve) Baker, 23 grandchildren and 24 great grand-children.
Virginia also leaves behind some very dear friends and loved ones she kept in contact with up until the end. Also many special caretakers and staff she befriended while at Pleasanton Nursing and Rehab.
While Virginia will be missed dearly, our family celebrates that she is at last reunited with our 'Father' her Husband of 49.5 years and loved ones in Heaven. ?ere will only be a private family service at her request - Blessings -