WAYNE, PENNSYLVANIA — Roberta Grayson Reveley Welte, 98, of Wayne, Pennsylvania, and Lexington, Virginia, formerly of Canton, died July 28, 2012, at the Quadrangle, Haverford, Pennsylvania.
Roberta (“Bobbie”) Reveley was born in Bland, Virginia, daughter of the late Robert Jennings Reveley and Marguerite Grayson, and sister of Walter Taylor Reveley II.
She lived her early years in Canton, where her father was principal of the high school and her mother taught school. Roberta graduated cum laude as a biology major from Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee, and earned a teaching certificate from Asheville Teacher’s College before becoming an elementary school teacher in Canton.
In 1936, Roberta married Carl T. Welte, and celebrated more than 55 years of marriage, before ...