ROHRS, Dr. Frederick W.
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Age 78 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Thursday June 28, 2012 at The Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. Fred was born November 15, 1933 in Elizabeth, NJ the son of the late Henry and Lenore McCloskey Rohrs. He was a graduate of The Pingry School in New Jersey and received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from The University of Rochester. After graduation, Fred served his country with The U.S. Army from 1955-1957. Fred went on to further his education at Michigan State University where he received his Masters' Degree and Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology. He married Jan Van Duzer on May 31, 1960 and they recently celebrated their 52nd Wedding Anniversary. Dr. Rohrs was a self-employed Clinical Psychologist for 32 years and retired from The Horseheads Central School System. He was a long time member of The Retired Lions' Club, The Seneca Power Squadron, The Horseheads Elks Lodge #2297, and served for six years on the Advisory Board for the National Society DAR and as a member of The Board of Directors for Bethany Village. He loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Dr. Rohrs is survived by his loving and devoted wife Jan Van Duzer Rohrs; sons and daughters-in-law: Dr F. Bruce Rohrs & Melissa Phelps of Pittsburgh, PA and their children Benjamin and Matthew, Dr. Brian Rohrs & Gayle Lazoration of Fairport, NY and their children Erika and Tyler and Charles & Lucy Rohrs of Allegany, NY and their children Emily and Andrew; daughter and son-in-law: Diane & Andrew McCulla of Mclean, VA and their children Christine and Elizabeth; brother and sister-in-law: Anthony & Lola Rohrs of Concord, CA; brother-in-law: Lewis S. Van Duzer of Horseheads, NY; three nephews: James, William, and David Van Duzer and their families; aunt: Ida Rohrs of Midland Park, NJ; and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Thursday July 5, 2012 from 7-8:30 PM and Friday July 6, 2012 from 1-2:30 PM. Dr. Rohrs' Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2:30 PM. Chaplain Mary Ann Bernard will officiate. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. In lieu of flowers those wishing to remember Dr. Rohrs may do so through memorials to Friends of The Horseheads Free Library 405 South Main Street Horseheads, NY 14845. Memories of Dr. Rohrs and Words of Condolence may be sent to www.lynchsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Star-Gazette from July 1 to July 5, 2012