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Roberta Rose Roper

art educator , victims rights advocate

Roberta Rose Roper, American victims rights advocate, art educator. Recipient Journal Newspapers Trophy, Prince Georges Civic Federation, 1983.


Roper, Roberta Rose was born on May 17, 1937 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Stephen John and Rose Erna (Lang) Henesey.


A.A., Monterey Peninsula College, 1959. Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University Maryland, 1979. Certified teacher art, Maryland Instructor art St. Ambrose School, Cheverly, Maryland, 1981-1985.

Founder, director Stephanie Roper Committee, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, since 1982, director Stephanie Roper Foundation, since 1982.


  • Author: Victim's Rights/Criminal Justice, 1983.


Member advisory board National Institute Justice, Washington, 1984. Member Maryland Governor's Task Force on Victims Services, Annapolis, since 1984. Member Maryland advisory board Department Corrections, Parole and Probation, Towson, since 1984.

Member National Organization for Victim Assistance, Maryland Victim Assistance Network, National Catholic Education Association.


Married Vincent William Roper, July 12, 1958. Children– Stephanie (deceased), Sharon, Brian, Daniel, Peter.

Stephen John Henesey

Rose Erna (Lang) Henesey

Vincent William Roper

Stephanie Roper (deceased)

Sharon Roper

Brian Roper

Daniel Roper

Peter Roper