Meadville Tribune

Breaking News

Obituaries (Archives)

January 9, 2013

Dorothy B. Hefner Roseberry

MEADVILLE — Dorothy B. Hefner Roseberry, 84, of Donna Drive, Meadville, formerly of Crossingville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

She was born March 5, 1928, in Pickens, W.Va., a daughter of Evan Daniel Hefner and Lona Cartwright Hefner. She married Robert T. Roseberry Sr. on Aug. 17, 1947; he preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1983.

Dorothy was a homemaker raising her family, but in her later years she worked at the Holiday Inn.

She enjoyed playing bingo and especially spending time with her family.

Dorothy was a former member of the Moose Lodge and was on the TV show “Queen for a Day.”

She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth L. North of Greenville, and Mildred M. Carroll and her husband, David, of Meadville; four sons, Robert T. Roseberry Jr. and his wife, Della, of Ardmore, Ala., William T. Roseberry Sr. and his wife, Glenda, of Richlands, N.C., Frederick J. Roseberry and his wife, Crystal, of Clarks Mills, and James D. Roseberry and his wife, Charlene, of Edinboro; 28 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Woolslayer of Erie and Annalee Stafford of Fairview; two brothers, James Hefner and his wife, Alice, of Erie, and Joseph Hefner and his fiancée, Peggy, of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her loving husband, Robert Sr., of 36 years, Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; three children, Jessie Mae Blair, Marion Amory and Debra Schwab; three grandchildren, Lauren Schwab, Jennifer Rhoades and Scott Amory; and several brothers and sisters.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville.

The funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Alice McClymonds officiating.

Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Vernon Township.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Please take a moment to share a memory, condolence or to order flowers for the family on Dorothy’s Book of Memories online at roofnercollinswarrenfh.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries (Archives)
  • Pamela Sue Davidson Potts

    Pamela Sue Davidson Potts, 49, of Champion, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

    July 26, 2014

  • Betty Mae Hindman Spratt

    Betty Mae Hindman Spratt, 91, of Meadville, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at UPMC-Hamot, Erie.

    July 24, 2014

  • Marlene Ann Legarth Trout

    Marlene Ann Legarth Trout, 63, of Meadville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    July 24, 2014

  • Carol A. Shank Schienle

    Carol A. Shank Schienle, 71, of Linesville, formerly of Homestead, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

    July 24, 2014

  • John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey

    John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey, 80, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Beth Ann Whitehead Bozarth

    Beth Ann Whitehead Bozarth, 52, a resident of Fairhope, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Betty Mae Hindman Spratt

    July 23, 2014

  • John Farkas

    John Farkas of Conneaut Lake, one of the Greatest Generation, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center at the age of 88.

    July 23, 2014

  • Hugh (Joe) Francis McHugh Jr.

    Hugh (Joe) Francis McHugh Jr. was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Boston, Mass., and died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Gainesville, Ga., after a three-month bout with cancer.

    July 23, 2014

  • John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey

    John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey, 80, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Ronald (Ron) Christie

    Ronald (Ron) Christie, 63, resident of 1926 Glendale Ave., Erie, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, after months of failing health. Born in Meadville on Jan. 3, 1952, Ron was a son of Gertrude Meissner Christie and the late Richard Earl Christie Sr.

    July 23, 2014

  • John Farkas

    John Farkas, 88, of Conneaut Lake, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Carol A. Fry

    Carol A. Fry, 69, of Meadville, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 22, 2014

  • Carol A. Fry

    July 20, 2014

  • John Doran McDonald Jr.

    John Doran McDonald Jr., 67, of Conneaut Lake, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital surrounded by family.

    July 20, 2014

  • Al Mikovich

    EDINBORO — Al Mikovich of Edinboro was born Sept. 12, 1927, and passed away Monday, July 7, 2014.

    July 19, 2014

  • Doris Irene Heath

    Doris Irene Heath, 92, of Apple Valley, Calif., formerly of Mt. Hope, died Monday, July 14, 2014, in California.

    July 19, 2014

  • Deborah K. Woods Crosley

    Deborah K. Woods Crosley, 60, of Meadville, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.
    She was born on April 10, 1954, a daughter of Kenneth Woods and Judith Heffern. She married Robert L. Crosley Sr. on June 22, 1974. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2010.

    July 19, 2014

  • John D. McDonald Jr.

    July 19, 2014

  • Ervin T. Yoder

    Ervin T. Yoder, 78, of 26349 Brunot Corners Road, Cochranton, went to be with his Savior on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease.

    July 18, 2014

Business Marquee
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks