Irwin Francis Roberts

June 24, 1938 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 81)


Irwin "Fran" Francis Roberts was born June 24, 1938 in Burlington, Virginia and passed away on January 11, 2020 in Murrieta, California.  He was 81 years old. 

Growing up, Irwin looked up to his father and brothers.  In high school, he was a football star, played basketball and ran track & field.  Irwin met his wife of 58 years, Sharon, while they were college students.  They had three kids, Jeffrey, Craig and Bethann.  Irwin was a hard worker as a Federal Prison Warden and a Civilian Security Specialist for the US Navy.  He never called in sick during his 21 year career.

Irwin loved waxing his cars, playing golf, watching boxing and collecting coins.  He loved sports and was a fan of the New York Yankees and the Giants.  Irwin loved his faith and was a devout Catholic parishioner. He also attended Catholic schools while growing up.  Irwin was good with math & numbers, a great story teller, problem solver, baseball & football coach.  He was also an amazing husband, father and grandfather.

Irwin is survived by his son Jeffrey and granddaughters Jessica & Angelina.  He is predeceased by his beloved wife Sharon, son Craig and daughter Bethann. 


Funeral Mass
January 29, 2020

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
St Martha's Catholic Church
37200 Whitewood Ave
Murrieta , CA 92563

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