Roberta DeCroes Beauregard


-- Adam Bernstein - The Washington Post 2008

Roberta DeCroes Beauregard

Roberta Beauregard, 76, human resources administrator at the Roy F. Weston  
environmental cleanup company from 1983 to 1994, died Sept. 4. at her home in Silver
Spring. She had scleroderma, a disease of the connective tissue.

Earlier in her career, Mrs. Beauregard was an administrative assistant at NUS  Corp. of
Gaithersburg, an environmental and engineering firm, and for the defense contractor Vitro
Corp.  After retiring from Weston, she spent several years as a church secretary at  
Wheaton Presbyterian Church.

Roberta DeCroes was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Washington, where she
graduated from the old
Western High School (1950).

She wasa member of Millian Memorial United Methodist Church in Rockville.

Her husband, Roger Beauregard, whom she married in 1952, died in 1962. A son,
Michael Beauregard, died in 2005.

Survivors include a daughter, Jeannette Carlson of Olney; a brother, Steven DeCroes of
York, Pa.; three sisters, Judy Coffren of Easton, Md., Kathy Richard of Myrtle Beach, S.C.,
and Carol Lloyd of Fredericksburg; and four grandchildren.