Roberta Devin Obituary

Roberta  Devin
Roberta Devin

February 16, 1936 - November 21, 2019
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Resided in Boca Raton, Florida


Boca Raton

Roberta Devin

83, died November 21, 2019.

Roberta resided in Somerville, NJ until her marriage to her husband, of 56 years, David Devin. After graduating from the College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State Teachers College) she and her husband moved to Morrisville, PA for over 36 years where they raised their family. Roberta and David owned and operated David’s Bookshelf located in Morrisville, PA, University of Delaware, and University of Pennsylvania. She was an active member of Adath Israel Congregation in Lawrenceville (formerly of Trenton, NJ) and involved with Deborah Hospital. Upon retiring to Boca Raton, FL, Roberta volunteered her time food packing at the Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services. In addition, she started and lead The Polo Club’s first book group. She enjoyed reading, attending anything cultural, traveling and activities with her friends and family. Roberta will be sadly missed.

She is predeceased by her husband David Devin and her parents Barney and Rose Levenson.

Surviving are her daughters Abra Carotenuto and husband Joe, Lisa Tobias and husband Mark, son Lance Devin and his wife Inci, a sister Sandra Biales, seven grandchildren; Brett, Lindsey, Danielle, Jayme, Brian, Sofia, and Samantha, and two great grandchildren Matthew and Maya.

Funeral services will be 10:30am Tuesday at the Princeton Jewish Center, 435 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ. Interment will follow at Temple Sholom Cemetery in Bridgewater. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 North Gaston Ave. Somerville.

Donations can be made to the Greenwood House Home for the Aged. To send condolences to the family, visit



Princeton Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ US 08540
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
10:30 AM
Temple Sholom Cemetery
Chimney Rock Road
Bridgewater, NJ US
Tuesday, November 26, 2019


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