Roberta Collen (Rush) Curry

Roberta Colleen (Rush) Curry passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020. Roberta (Bert) was born on October 25, 1951 in Uniontown, PA daughter of Robert Cory Rush and Mary Kohrman Rush. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Mark Cory Rush.

Bert graduated from St. John’s RC High School and Edinboro University. She was an artist, a teacher, and a graphic designer.

As a young mother Bert, husband R.J. and son had the opportunity to live in the Middle East. They were fortunate to be able to travel to different countries which inspired more than a few of her paintings. Her daughter was born in Saudi Arabia shortly before returning to the United States.

Left to cherish Bert’s memory are her husband of 44 years, Richard J. Curry; son Benjamin and wife Brianne; daughter Samantha Battle and husband Stewart; five grandchildren, Zachary Lyon, Jemmah J’Adore and Faith Eve Battle, Brodie and Baylee Curry; sister, Suzanne Rush; brother Guy M. Rush and wife Jennifer and nieces Spenser, Julian and Riley Rush.

Bert loved life and living but mostly she loved her family. She will be missed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA. Per Roberta’s wishes there will be no public viewing. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Jefferson St., Uniontown, PA.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page.

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Mary Szura
Mary Szura
1 year ago

Dear Richard, Suzanne and all of the Rush family, Bert and I were roommates and good friends at Edinboro I just found myself looking for Bert this morning as I often do. This past year, I’ve had a hard time finding her phone to talk to her and catch up. I m so sad today Just saw the obituary. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She’s my favorite memory of laughter and happy times at Edinboro. James Taylor’s ad for his new Cd caused me to look for her once again this morning She loved Sweet Baby James… Read more »

Mary Szura
Mary Szura
1 year ago

Dear RichardSuzanne and all the Rush family. I’m so very sorry for the loss of your sweet wife and sister. Bert and I were roommates and good friends at Edinboro. I just found myself looking for Bert this morning on line as I have often done. This past year I had a hard time getting in touch just to chat and catch-up. I’m so very sad today seeing the obituary. She was beautiful inside and out. She is my favorite memory of laughter and happy times at school. James Taylor’s ad for his new CD motivated me to look for… Read more »