SENECA FALLS– Roberta T. Chase passed away January 9, 2017 at her residence on Leland Dr. A celebration of her life will be announced in the spring. Interment will be private. Born in Des Moines, Iowa on September 4, 1923, the daughter of William Thompson and Nina Smith. She was the devoted wife of Edward E. Chase for 71 years. Bobbi was a woman of amazing energy and enthusiasm. She had a lifelong interest in Home Economics and Applied Arts. Her teaching career at Mynderse Academy brought her great joy as did membership in the Women's Reading Club, and her creative pursuits of painting and weaving. She was an elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls. Her family is deeply grateful for the years of wonderful care given her by Tina Tuttle and Joy Voorhees; many thanks as well to the gentle caregivers of Lifetime Care Hospice. She is survived by her loving husband Edward and children Debra (William Penhallurick) and Scott (Beverly Tarnow) Chase. Four grandchildren W.S. Chase Penhallurick, Megan Weeks, Melanie Marshall and Marlee Chase; two great-grandchildren. Arrangements are in the care of the Sanderson-Moore Funeral Home, Inc. 32 State St.,Seneca Falls.