Roberta H. Johnson Tremper, 91, of Lake Placid, FL and Wallingford, CT passed away Saturday, December 24th, 2011 in FL. Born in North Haven on December 28, 1919; daughter of the late Robert and Mollie Cahill Johnson. Roberta was a graduate of the University of Minnesota. She had worked as a Dental Hygienist and joined the Navy WAVES during World War II. She was the wife of the late Claude S. Tremper. She and husband Claude were the owners of Fairview Farm of Wallingford. She was a longtime member of St. Monica’s Church, Northford. Mother of Mary Ellen Julian and her life partner Douglas Van Dolen of Wallingford; Beverly Tremper Prager and her husband Richard of Simsbury; David M. Tremper of Wallingford & Lake Placid, FL and the late Claudia M. Tremper. Grandmother of Sarah Prager and her wife Elizabeth; Alexandra Prager and her fiancé Alex Scalfano. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Predeceased by siblings Robert Johnson and Dorothy Wange.
Family and friends are invited to go directly to St. Monica Church, 1331 Middletown Avenue, Northford on Friday at 10:30 am to attend a mass of Christian burial and are also invited to attend the committal services immediately following in Northford Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 pm at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, North Haven. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or the Smile Train Foundation.