Roberta L. Davison

LISBON – Roberta Lorena Davison, 72, of South Green Street, died at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Salem Community Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born Sept. 2, 1940, in Steubenville, she was the daughter of the late Frank Daniel and Rilda Alberta (Francis) Mosti.

Mrs. Davison was a homemaker and member of the New Apostolic Church of Akron.

Survivors include her husband, William Henry Davison, whom she married April 2, 1976; children, Betty Davison, Gary Davison, Diane (Vincent) Funk, Veronica (Bill) Zahrndt, Romey Putnam, Robin Beabout, Glenda Collins, Cindy (Chip) Wilson, Paulette (Jeff) Cox, Patty Paulsen, Michelle (Scott) Hall and Kyle Davison; her siblings, Chuck Mosti, Danny Mosti, Howard Mosti, Emmette Mosti, Angie Fogle, Vicky Myler; 36 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her children, Pearl Lou Putnam and Tess Peterson.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with her son-in-law, Priest Vincent Funk, officiating. Private burial will take place in the Lisbon Cemetery at a later date.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

The family also requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the New Apostolic Church Youth Group, 4259 Karg Industrial Parkway, Brimfield, Ohio 44240.

Friends may also view Mrs. Davison’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at