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Roberta K. Freshwater

June 4, 1953 — April 9, 2023


Roberta K. Freshwater, 69, of Brackenridge, passed away at home on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 after being ill the past 6 months. She was born June 4, 1953 in Kittanning to the late Harold and Helen (Boarts) McMaster, Sr.  Roberta lived most of her life in Tarentum and Brackenridge where she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Tarentum Eagles and a graduate of Apollo Ridge High School. Roberta enjoyed fishing and especially enjoyed her family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

            Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Rudolph P. Freshwater, Sr., her daughters Regina G. (Richard) Johns, of Petrolia, PA, Cathy J. (Timothy) Bash, of Butler, Beth A. Bruner, of Freeport and Heidi D. (John) Leinweber, of McGann, PA and step son Rudolph Freshwater, Jr., of Cowansville, PA. Grandchildren Samantha Snyder, Johnathan Vause, Sabrina Johns, Brittany Lucas, Allyssa, Marcus and Alexis Trask, Katelyn Bruner, Blake and Makayla Lux and Ethan Freshwater and Freddie Snyder; great grandchildren Kylie Jo and Cameron Snyder, Kaden Bruner, Maleigh and Laila Crissman, Everly Haden, Maverick Lucas and Luka Jo Vause. Also surviving is a sister Sarah (Lou) Walters, of Clearfield. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Shirley Claypool.

            Visitation 3-6 PM Wednesday in Duster Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 347 E 10th Ave, Tarentum, 724-224-1526, burial will be private. VISIT:

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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347 E 10th Ave, Tarentum, PA 15084

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