BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Silvia Eneida Roberts, 63, of Bergenfield, died Feb. 28, 2016.
She was born July 21, 1952, to Eric Alonso Roberts and Clotilde Williams in Panama City, Panama.
She migrated to New York City in 1972. Although she was a resident of Bergenfield for the past five years, she referred to the town of North Bergen as her home.
She attended Hostos Community College from 1982-84, where she worked toward an A.A.S. degree in dental hygiene.
She was united in marriage with Enrique L. Grant, and to this union, two children were born.
She was a hard-working woman who was employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier for 17 years.
For many years, she was a member of Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church in Panama and later transferred membership to Community Seventh-day Adventist Church in Englewood. She was a woman of great faith who loved the Lord. Her strong faith allowed her to endure even the most difficult of situations with grace, humility, and dignity.
She is survived by her two daughters, Keisha Ismay Grant and Shantel Sheree Grant; her siblings; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Her funeral will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Community Seventh-day Adventist Church, 245 Tenafly Road, Englewood. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. at the church.
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