XENIA Mary A. Roosa, age 92, formerly of Xenia, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Wood Glen Nursing Center. She was born March 9, 1921 in Beaver, PA, the daughter of Walton and Kathryn Lawrence McBride. She married Howard E. Roosa August 19, 1949.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Howard E. Roosa; sisters: Phyllis McKee and Patricia Parsons; and brother Walton McBride, Jr.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Judy L. and John A. Rouse of Lebanon, OH; son and daughter-in-law: Howard "Earl" Jr. and Dominique "Nique" Roosa of Orangeburg, NY; grandchildren: Nichlos Roosa of New York City and Alexis Hiniker of Seattle WA; two great-grandchildren, Evan and Toby, children of Alexis and David Hiniker-Roosa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary was a member of the Faith Community United Methodist Church and the Women's Club of Xenia.
Funeral services will be held 4 PM Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Faith Community Church, 100 Country Club Drive, Xenia with Rev. Donald Payne officiating. Friends may call from 3 PM Saturday until the time of service at the church. She will be interred in Beaver, PA at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mccolaughfuneral.com. (Services in care of McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc.)