Olga J. Rossehaug

MILFORD - Olga J. Rossehaug, fondly known by her students as Miss Ross, age 89, resident of Milford, died on Jan. 19, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua.

She was born in Haugesund, Norway, on Oct. 8, 1923, a daughter of Kristoffer and Elida (Nordal) Rossehaug.

Miss Ross made her home in Milford for the past 58 years.

She was the first teacher's aide in New Hampshire when she began her career in Hollis in 1954. In 1957, she began work for the Milford School District and retired after 25 years of service. The majority of her time was spent helping her young students to read.

In her earlier years, she enjoyed swimming and traveling all over the world by ship.

Miss Ross was a member of Souhegan Valley Chapter AARP and volunteered for the American Red Cross and the Share program.

She is survived by her dear friends and neighbors, Leslie and Pierre LaGrenade of Milford; and several nieces and nephews in Norway.


services: At her request, there are no services. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Share Outreach, Inc., 1 Columbus Ave., Milford 03055.

Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St., Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit smith-heald.com.

Funeral Home

Smith & Heald Funeral Home
63 Elm Street Milford, NH 03055
(603) 673-1422

Published in Union Leader on Feb. 6, 2013