Katherine M. Roscoe

HOWLAND – Katherine “Kay” M. Roscoe, 87, of Howland, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Signature Care Center in Warren following a long illness.

Born March 13, 1926, in Boberka, Poland, Kay was the daughter of the Charles and Anna Fedash Sirko.

Kay was an active member of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, where she belonged to the Altar and Rosary Society and the St. Benedict Auxiliary, and was a member of the Ladies Guild of the church. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

She bowled for many years in the SS. Peter & Paul Bowling League, and held office of league secretary. She was also an avid traveler.

Kay retired from SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church and School, where she was the school and church secretary for more than 35 years. After retiring from the church, Kay worked for three years as a secretary for Warren General Health Foundation.

She was married on Jan. 31, 1948, to Edward J. Roscoe, and they were married for 37 years until his passing on Jan. 2, 1983.

Kay leaves her loving family, two children, Edward C. (Dianne) Roscoe of Howland and Janice (Ralph) Setting of Howland; one sister, Mary Craciun of Howland; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Craig) Sutch, Matthew (fiancee Lauren Jacobs) Roscoe, Nicholas (Anne Marie) Setting, Carrie (Josh) Trebus and David Setting; and three great-grandsons, Bryson Trebus, Max Sutch and Ryan Sutch.

In addition to her husband and parents, Kay was preceded in death by a sister, Fannie Begalla, and infant brothers.

Calling hours will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home. A funeral service with the Rev. Kevin Marks will be offered at 11 a.m. Thursday at SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, preceded by closing prayers to be recited at 10:20 a.m. at the funeral home prior in leaving for the church.

Burial will follow in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Lordstown.

In lieu of flowers, material tributes may be made to SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church.

Caring and professional arrangements for the Roscoe family are entrusted to the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home, 330-392-5691.

Family and friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Roscoe family.

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