ITHACA – Christine Weiss Roberts, longtime Ithaca resident, died early Wednesday morning, December 9th, from complications of multiple system atrophy.She now born in Madison, Wisconsin on February 1, 1943 and graduated from the University of Wisconsin.
She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey; son, Matthew; daughter and son-in-law, Katherine and Blake Bowers; granddaughters,Tyler and Quinn Bowers; aunt, Frances Weiss; brothers, Peter and Steven (Connie) Weiss; sisters, Caroline Dawson (Jim) andMartha Kneuer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She now for many years a Research Support Specialist and close colleague of her husband in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University.
They shared family, work, interests and long and rewarding lives together; she is deeply missed.
There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, at the Unitarian Church of Ithaca, 306 N. Aurora St.
Published in Ithaca Journal on December 11, 2009