Roberta F. Moulton

April 10, 1928March 17, 2023
Obituary of Roberta F. Moulton
Roberta Frances (Holmes) Moulton, 94, of Old Town, Maine passed away peacefully at her home on March 17, 2023, after suffering a long battle with dementia. Roberta was born on April 10, 1928, to the late Frances (Fannie) Marion Currier and Charles Winfield Holmes in Orono, Maine. After graduating from Old Town High School in 1946, she met and married the love of her life, Wesley M. Moulton. Two daughters, Judy and Julie followed this union as Roberta dedicated her life to being a wonderful wife, homemaker, and extraordinary mother. Roberta was a passionate seamstress. She designed and created almost all her own clothes including her daughter’s clothing. She reupholstered sofas, and chairs, made drapes, handmade quilts, embroidered wall art, and knit mittens. She loved being a homemaker from cooking special meals for large family gatherings to painting the house and doing yard work. Roberta also worked in the shoe factory stitching leather using the double-needle stitching method. Roberta made it her mission to improve the lives of her family and others. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she taught Junior Sunday School for over 15 years and also held the title of President of the Junior Sunday School. She was given the assignment to be the director of the Family History Center, located on Grandview Ave. Bangor, Maine helping others discover their family ancestors. She was also a member of the Church Women’s organization called the Relief Society helping those in need. Roberta is survived by her two daughters, Judy Ann (Moulton) Moores and Julie Anna (Moulton) DeGrasse and her husband Everett H. DeGrasse; two brothers, Harvey C. Holmes and wife Arlene Mushrow of Old Town and Linwood E. Holmes and wife Lynn Dalrymple of Lincoln. Roberta was predeceased by her husband of 75 years, Wesley M.Moulton; two brothers, Robert (Doug) C. Holmes and Donald (Donnie) W. Holmes and wife Joyce M. Gaudet; one sister, Theresa M. Holmes and husband Gilbert J. Beaulieu and a special son-in-law, William H. Moores. Roberta loved her grandchildren and took an active part in helping to care for them. Nathan W. Moores and wife, Vicky of Ewa, Hawaii, Rick A. DeGrasse and wife Earleen of Greenbush, ME., Carrie A. (Moores) LaFlamme, and husband Steve of Hermon, ME., Kirk D. DeGrasse and wife Stephanie of Greenbush, ME., Brett E. DeGrasse and wife Julie of Pittsfield, ME., Christopher B. DeGrasse and wife Hillary of Parsonsfield, ME.; his great-grandchildren, William, Taylor, Scarlet, Grace, Ash, Hayden, Amiee, Ripley, Brawley, Lily, Wyatt, Squire, Cade, Brix, Jace, & Axel. A graveside service will be conducted for both Roberta and Wesley later this spring at Lawndale Cemetery in Old Town, Maine. To offer condolences or to share a memory, please visit

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