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Elton Black & Son Funeral Home

3295 East Highland Road, Highland, MI

OBITUARY

Roberta Dudley Arvani

April 29, 1939December 24, 2019

Roberta D. Arvani was called to heaven on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019. She spent 80 years loving and being loved by many. Roberta is survived by her spouse Christopher Arvani, her two daughters Caroline Cardona and Charlotte (Glenn) Akarakcian, her three grandchildren Christopher Cardona, Isabelle Akarakcian and Madeline Akarakcian, her sister Charlotte Dratch and a host of relatives and friends.

A kind, gentle and giving person, Roberta put others’ needs above her own, and she made each person feel special. Roberta embodied “Love thy neighbor as thy self (Matthew 22:34-40)” and demonstrated this by opening her heart to help those in need; caring for the sick; being a labor coach for young, pregnant women; singing at nursing homes and in the church choir; delivering Meals on Wheels; and adopting and loving stray animals.

Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00am (Gathering 10:00am) at Church of the Holy Spirit, 3700 Harvey Lake Road, Highland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Holy Spirit - Highland, Michigan or Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Southport, North Carolina.

Services

1 February

Memorial Gathering

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Church of the Holy Spirit

3700 Harvey Lake Road
Highland, Michigan 48356

1 February

Memorial Mass

11:00 am

Church of the Holy Spirit

3700 Harvey Lake Road
Highland, Michigan 48356

Memories

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Biography

Roberta D. Arvani was called to heaven on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019. She spent 80 years loving and being loved by many. Roberta is survived by her spouse Christopher Arvani, her two daughters Caroline Cardona and Charlotte (Glenn) Akarakcian, her three grandchildren Christopher Cardona, Isabelle Akarakcian and Madeline Akarakcian, her sister Charlotte Dratch and a host of relatives and friends.

A kind, gentle and giving person, Roberta put others’ needs above her own, and she made each person feel special. Roberta embodied “Love thy neighbor as thy self (Matthew 22:34-40)” and demonstrated this by opening her heart to help those in need; caring for the sick; being a labor coach for young, pregnant women; singing at nursing homes and in the church choir; delivering Meals on Wheels; and adopting and loving stray animals.

Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00am (Gathering 10:00am) at Church of the Holy Spirit, 3700 Harvey Lake Road, Highland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Holy Spirit - Highland, Michigan or Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Southport, North Carolina.