Mrs. Myrtle Irene MacRoberts January 22, 1929 - November 28, 2008 - MacROBERTS, Myrtle Irene Porters Lake, passed away peacefully at the QEII Health Sciences Centre surrounded by her family on November 28, 2008. Born in East Dalhousie on January 22, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Violet (Veinotte) Meldrum. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Donald; children, Donna Schroeder (Larry), Barbara Boutilier, Maureen (Barry Marr), Carolyn (John Kerkhof), Darlene (Jim Sellers), Beverly MacRoberts (Romeo); sons, Darren (Rose), David (Crystal); brother, David (Maureen); 15 grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers Donald and Brian. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 2, in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel, 771 Main St. Dartmouth, followed by a reception. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be made at www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com.