Roberta Jane Arbelo
May 27, 1949 - March 12, 2023
Obituary For Roberta Jane Arbelo
Roberta “Cookie” J. Arbelo, 73 of Maple Hill, NC passed away at her home with her family by her side on Sunday, March 12, 2023. Born in Columbus, OH on May 27, 1949 to the late Robert James Clark and to Mildred Bell Clark of Columbus, OH. Also, preceding Roberta in death was her twin brother, Robert James Clark, Jr. and Richard Clark. Surviving Roberta is her loving husband of 44 years, Norberto A. Arbelo; sons, Jamar Aaron Arbelo, of Los Angeles, CA and Jason Apolinor Arbelo and wife, Carol, of Beauford, SC; daughter, Tamarah Rose Arbelo, of Waterbury, CT; sisters, Selena Comer, of Columbus, OH and Dora L. Clark, of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Araina, Alexander, Joseph, Jaylen, Jamal and Jamir. Cookie was a beautiful person inside and out. She adored spending time with her family. After graduating from East High School in 1968 Cookie earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Columbus Institute of Technology. She worked at WBNS Channel 10 in Columbus, Ohio for 10 years before her next career with General Motors Proving Ground as an Emissions Safety Analyst. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 10:00am at Gospel Light Community Church, 222 Charles Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606. A Reception will follow from 11:30am ~ 1:00pm at Oronoque Village, 600 N. Trail, Stratford, CT 06614. Please, send flowers to 41 Federal Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606; first floor, back entrance. Johnson Funeral Home is honored to serve the Arbelo family at this most difficult time. Please, share Memories and Condolences with the family by clicking on the “Share-A-Memory” tab.
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