Mary Lou Rosser, 78, a lifelong resident of Moosic, died Saturday morning after a brief stay at VNA Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Harold R. Rosser, on Dec. 15, 2000.
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Born Dec. 8, 1934, daughter of the late Michael and Doris Belfield Coleman, Mary Lou was a graduate of Moosic High School, class of 1952. Upon graduation, she was married, and together the couple had five adoring children. A loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, relative and friend, Mary Lou served as the rock among her family and will forever be missed by all of those who loved her.
She was a member of Queen of the Apostles Parish in Avoca. A school crossing guard in Moosic for the Riverside School District for many years, her favorite pastime was making ceramics.
She is survived by five children: her daughters, Mary Lou Tomasetti and husband, John, Oviedo, Fla.; Michalene Felkowski and husband, Mark, Old Forge; and Karen Sulz, Scranton; and sons, Lee and Scott Rosser, both of Moosic; a daughter-in-law, Eileen Wayno and husband, George, Larksville; a sister, Joyce Podaras, Long Island, N.Y.; a brother, John C. Coleman and wife, Camille, Moosic; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's at Queen of the Apostles Parish, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca, to be celebrated by the Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka, pastor. Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Those attending the services are asked to go directly to the church.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects Tuesday, 5 to 8 p.m., at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor. Visit www.Kearney FuneralHome.com for directions or to leave an online condolence.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 7, 2013