Obituary: Roberta (Vredenburg) Badgley, 71

Roberta (Vredenburg) Badgley, 71, beloved wife of Robert Badgley, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 23, 2017.

Born in Hartford on June 18, 1946, she was one of four children to the late Howard Robert and Pearl (Abbott) Vredenburg.

A lifelong resident of Southington, she was a member of the Plantsville Congregational Church.  Roberta worked in the medical field as an insurance representative, retiring from ProHealth Physicians of Farmington.  She spent her retirement years traveling, loved to be near the water and enjoyed many special times in Massachusetts.  A loving wife, mother, sister and friend, she will be dearly missed, leaving them with many cherished memories.

In addition to her husband, Robert, she is survived by her son, Jonathan Badgley and his wife, Lisa; her daughter, Sandy Badgley Butch and her husband, Michael; three grandchildren, Joshua, Adam, and Grace; many nieces and nephews, and her special pet, “Remi”.  She was predeceased by her sister, Rosela Goulet, and two brothers, James Marshal Vredenburg and William Vredenburg.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation 282 Washington St. Hartford, CT 06106, in memory of her grand niece, Danielle.

Funeral services in celebration of Roberta’s life will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville.  Committal services will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.  Family and friends may gather on Wednesday evening from 5-8 p.m.  For online expressions of sympathy, please visit

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