Roberta Setzler, 80

Studio owner and potter

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Roberta D. Setzler, 80, of Oak Park, died on Sept. 6, 2018. Born in Camden, New Jersey in 1938, she grew up in "South Jersey," graduated from Lower Camden County Regional High School in 1955, and from the University of Connecticut in 1982 with a B.A. degree in Fine Arts in pottery. She married Frederick Bruce Setzler in 1960 and owned and operated Mud Slingers Studio in Manchester, Connecticut from 1982 until her retirement in 1999. In 2010, she moved to Oak Park.  

Roberta Setzler is survived by her children, Mindy (the late Mark) Kolodziej, Dean (Eileen), Todd (Lori), Glenn, Lee and Scott (Ross Norwood); and her 15 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick, in 1995; and her siblings, Alda (Arthur) Brewin and Vincent (the late Shirley) Rossi.  

Services are planned for Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15 in Manchester, Connecticut. For details, contact John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 860-643-1222.

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