CAROLYN M. ROUSSEY, 71, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne. Born in Allen County, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Flora Sorg. She was a member of St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church, New Haven, where she was a member of the Rosary Sodality and the church choir. She was also a member of New Haven Harvest House, Country Neighbors, and the Red Hat Society. Carolyn had owned Quixote Hills Reception Hall for 25 years. Among her favorite things were spending time with her family and friends, and could often be found quilting, playing cards, traveling, and going to casinos. She is survived by her children, Kevin Roussey of Ortonville, Mich., Scott Roussey and Craig (Tessa) Roussey, both of Monroeville, and Doug (Tina) Roussey and Cheryl Woenkhaus, both of Fort Wayne; twin sister, Marilyn (James) Castleman of Monroeville; brother, Richard (Kathy) Sorg of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Amanda Leverton, Amy Preston, Ashlee and Nickolas Roussey, Taylor and Austin Roussey, Isabella, Gabriella, and Olivia Roussey; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Roussey, in 2004; and sisters, Evelyn Minerd, Genevieve Foreman and Rose Lothamer. Prayer service is 9:15 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 Indiana Hwy. 930 E., New Haven. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church, 15535 Lincoln Hwy E, New Haven. Father Stephen Colchin officiating. Calling is from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at the funeral home, with a vigil service at 8 p.m. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorials to St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church Restoration Project, Breast Cancer Society, or Masses. For online condolences, please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 7, 2013