Robena Page Moore, 88, longtime Canton and Ogdensburg, PA resident passed away peacefully on Good Friday, April 14, 2017, at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit.
Robena Mae was born August 10, 1928 in Leolyn, PA, a daughter of the late Paul Sr. and Dorothy (Hindmarsh) Roby. In earlier years, she was affectionately known as “Red” and later as “Bena”. She was a member of the former First Baptist Church of Canton (Lighthouse of Faith). Robena’s love for family and devoted care of her home were the most important things in her life. She will be remembered as a neighborly, friendly and social lady who was blessed with many friends. She also was very handy and could fix about anything, a talent she acquired from her father. Robena enjoyed many interests, but favorite hobbies included tending to her flower and vegetable gardens, riding bike and reading.
Surviving are her children, Lisa (Ron) Neal of Ogdensburg and Robin (Roy) Thomas of Alba; a grandson, Kurtis (Kristen) Page and great grandson, Konnor Page; three siblings, Lucille Green of Troy, Donna Greene of Ogilvie, MN and Dolores Jane Wilston of Towanda; sister-in-law, Harriett Roby of St. Mary’s GA; step daughter-in-law, Julia Moore-Allen of Clinton, NC; step grandchildren, Abby and Matt Thomas, many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
She was predeceased by her first husband of 19 years; Theodore “Toddy” Page in 1983 and her second husband; William J. “Bill” Moore in 2011; a sister and two brothers, Henrietta (Clarence) Vermilya, John Roby and Paul Jr. (Cora) Roby; three brothers-in-law, Loren Green, Robert Greene and Jack Wilston; two stepsons, Leamon (Olean) Moore and Stanley Moore.
Calling hours are 12 – 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Dr. Canton. Rev. Garry Zuber will officiate the funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in the Park Cemetery, Canton. Those who wish may consider a donation in Robena’s memory to the Skilled Nursing Unit c/o Towanda Memorial Hospital, One Hospital Drive, Towanda, PA 18848. Share condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com