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Roberta "Bobbi" R. Small

June 24, 1951 ~ July 8, 2017 (age 66)

The Piano Brothers

Roberta "Bobbi" R. Small, of Walkersville, Maryland, passed from this life on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Greenfield Assisted Living in Hagerstown, MD. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Small. 

Born on June 24, 1951, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of William S. Ryan and Elaine (Masson) Ryan

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by daughter, Mary Shannon Smalts, son, Lucas Ryan Bedard, and daughter, Samantha Tate Small.

She will be remembered for her unending love for and commitment to her husband, children, and grandchildren, having never missed a game. 

"The loss is unmeasurable, but so is the love left behind." 

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Utica, located at 10621 Old Frederick Road, Thurmont, MD 21788. A gathering will follow.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, located at 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742, or to Heroes, Inc., located at 1200 29th Street NW, Washington, DC 20007.


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