Marcia Icabalceta Roberts, 68, Passes After Courageous Battle

By  //  July 20, 2012

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Marcia Icabalceta Roberts, 68, passed away while holding her husband’s hand after a courageous three year battle with ovarian cancer.

A proud naturalized citizen, she was born May 28, 1944 to Abel and Antonia Icabalceta in Managua, Nicaragua.

She worked for the Brevard County school system for 23 years and was recognized as her school’s Employee of the Year twice. A determined woman, she came from humble beginnings to live her version of the American dream. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed by all.

She is survived by her loving husband of 40+ years, Donald F. Roberts, son Donald I. Roberts (Melody) of Smyrna, GA; son Dr. Miguel Roberts (Sushma) of Towson, MD; brothers Jaime (Managua), Oscar and Roger (both of Miami); sister Irene (Gretna); 3 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on July 21st at 2pm at Suntree United Methodist Church, Melbourne, FL.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in her name to the Univ. of Pennsylvania’s early detection Ovarian Cancer Research Center by either calling (215) 746-2213; online at; or by mailing to Penn Medicine Development, Attn: Charles Gondos, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Anyone wishing to share a memory or send the family a message is asked to please visit Marcia’s guestbook at

Beach Funeral Home
1689 South Patrick Dr., Indian Harbour Beach, Florida 32937
Phone: 321- 777- 4640