Obituary for Anne-Marie Robertson

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our dear mother Anne-Marie Robertson. She passed quietly in her sleep in Pinehurst, North Carolina on Friday, May 20, 2022.   We encourage you not to be sad, but to celebrate the life of an amazing woman who always placed the wants and needs of others beyond her own.

Born June 16, 1926, Anne married Arthur E. Robertson, on September 08, 1962, in our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, where they had both attended grade school and went on to have 4 sons. Anne was a devout Catholic, having served as a president of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. She was honored to have met Pope John Paul, II at the Vatican and made a pilgrimage to the Holy Grotto in Lourdes, France.  A much loved and appreciated teacher’s aide at Niemes Elementary School in Artesia, California, Anne was known lovingly as Betty Crocker and was famous for her cooking and published numerous compilation cookbooks. She was an outstanding role model for her sons, their families, and everyone with whom she came in contact.

She is proceeded in death by her husband Arthur Robertson, son Thomas Robertson, her father: John Bicker, and her mother Margret O’Connor  

She is survived by: Son William Robertson, Lynn Gutierrez-Robertson, Daniel John Robertson (grandson): Michael Robertson, Stacey Robertson,  Katie LeAnne Robertson (granddaughter), Kyle Andrew Robertson (grandson): Patrick Robertson, Elizabeth Robertson, and Rory Elizabeth Robertson (granddaughter).

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 10 am, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 300 Dundee Road, Pinehurst, NC.

 A graveside service will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 1 pm.

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.”  

Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home-Aberdeen.

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