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Candlelight remembrance honors loved ones’ memory
By Susan Allen, Applause: A Star-Banner Blog
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 6:12
Roberts Funeral Home hosted the Light of Hope Community Candlelight Remembrance at their West Chapel in Ocala on Dec. 7. The family-friendly event was free and open to the public. READ MORE
Light of Hope Candlelight Remembrance
Dino Bizzarro | WUFT News
Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
Roberts Funeral Home was the venue for the first ever Light of Hope Candlelight Remembrance. The orgainizer of the event says this event gives grieving families support at a time when they may especially miss their loved ones. LISTEN TO FULL STORY
Best of the Best 2017
Oct 17, 2017
Roberts Funeral Homes was voted Best Funeral Home, Best Advanced/Pre-Planning and Best Cremation Services by Ocala StarBanner Readers. Click HERE for full winner's section.
Mock DUI stresses important decision-making behind wheel
March 29th, 2017
Roberts Funeral Home, with other community agencies, participated in Marion County Community Traffic Safety Team's mock DUI presentation. The March 29th event stressed the dangers of driving under the influence and reckless driving to West Port High School students. The dramatization involved prom, speed and alcohol, which all contribute to the deadly car crash, and concluded with a funeral for one of the crash victims.
Homeless Vietnam veteran honored with help from vets, funeral home
Saul Saenz, News 13 Reporter
Monday, October 03, 2016, 5:43 PM EDT
Charles Marvin Hoover, a Vietnam veteran, was laid to rest in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell Monday, complete with a 15-gun salute. READ MORE