Roberta “Robbie” L. Lee, age 61, died November 7, 2014 at her residence in Chapel Hill.
Robbie was born in Dania, FL. She completed a degree in nursing in Anchorage, KY and soon after joined the U.S. Army where she trained for burn victims and air rescue. When she moved to Chapel Hill she worked with the Women and Homeless shelter and lastly with the Guardian Litem program. Robbie was a generous, caring and warm person who was always ready to help others, and had a strong sense of love for her family.
Robbie is survived by her mother, Betty Lee Riccitelli; sisters, Norma Riccitelli and Cynthia Downs; brothers, Robert Riccitelli, Angelo Riccitelli and Daniel Riccitelli; nieces and nephews, Laura Litecki, Cara Riccitelli, Jessica Morganti, Daniel Riccitelli, John Morganti and Robert Riccitelli. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert R. Riccitelli.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Farrington Road Baptist Church, 5936 Farrington Rd., Chapel Hill, 27517. A reception will be held in the church fellowship hall following the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to UNC Hospice, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
Arrangements are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham. On-line memorials: www.hallwynne.com. Select obituaries.