Roberta M. Eul
September 4, 1932 – May 2, 2018
Roberta M. Eul, 85, of Waldorf died May 2, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia.
She was born September 4, 1932 in Maspeth, N.Y., to the late Robert J. Smith and Margaret V. Dawson Smith. She was the oldest sister to Margie and Carol Smith. She graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, NY
She married Laurence E. Eul on September 16, 1950 and together they lived in Illinois, Alaska, New Jersey and Maryland. They were married for 57 years.
After Larry’s military retirement, they owned and operated Larry Eul Realtors, with offices in Camp Springs, Fort Washington, Lanham and Forestville. They retired their real estate career in 1987 and moved to Southern Maryland, residing at various times in Leonardtown, La Plata and Waldorf.
Although she couldn’t swim, the family spent many memorable moments over the years on the water and in the pool on Tartan Lane.
She was an innovator in the kitchen. Many family recipes, including her macaroni salad, are enjoyed by family and friends at every family gathering.
She is survived by her children: sons Larry and his wife, JoAnn of Alexandria, Va., Tommy and his wife, Allein of La Plata and Rick and his wife, Ann of Springfield, Va.; daughters, Peggy and her husband, John Urdahl of Owings and Teri and her husband, Philip Lewis of Bristow, Va.; grandchildren, Laurence R. Eul Jr., John Urdahl Jr. and James Urdahl, Corie Disharoon, Diana Davis, Maureen Broyer, Brittany Eul, Andrew Lewis, Arielle Lewis and Seth Lewis; and four great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends on May 12, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. A short service will follow. Interment is scheduled for a later date at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham.
Honorary pallbearers are John Urdahl Sr., Philip Lewis, Laurence R. Eul Jr., John David Urdahl Jr., Andrew Lewis, James Urdahl. Seth Lewis, and Ryan Boyer.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fisher House at fisherhouse.org.
- Visitation Saturday, May 12, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 12, 2018
Roberta M. Eul
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Alice (Eul) Collingwood
May 8, 2018
Most of my memories of Aunt Bert are from when we lived in MD when I was in high school. Lots of fun memories of playing in the swimming pool and Fourth of July barbeques. Aunt Bert was always so much fun and had a sparkly personality-she always made me feel loved and happy to be with her.
John & Denise Hofbauer
May 5, 2018
We are certainly saddened with the news of Aunt Bert. She lived a long and fulfilled life and will be missed but not forgotten. My family and I have many fond memories. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all.