Arlene Rozell, 66

A rlene Rozell, 66, passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Cambridge, on March 25, 2012, after a 3 ½-year battle with ovarian cancer, with her loving family by her side.

Arlene was born on April 1, 1945.  She was the daughter of the late Charles and Doris Matthews.   She was born in Rochester, N.H.

Arlene graduated from Spaulding High School in 1963.  She also attended McIntosh College.  Arlene married Robert Rozell on September 16, 1967.

Arlene was a member of the First Baptist Church of Whitehall. She was the church treasurer for 25 years. She was also a Sunday school teacher and helped with vacation Bible school.  She was also a member of the Fawns of Whitehall.  She also helped with bingo and other events at the Skenesborough Emergency Squad.  She was also active with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts with her children.  She loved to travel, crossword puzzles, spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great granddaughters.

Arlene was predeceased by her parents, brothers; David and Richard Matthews, and her sister in law; Mary (Rozell) White.

Survivors include her husband Robert of 44 years. Her twin daughters, Tammi (John) Gebo of Cambridge, Terri (Robert) Witham of Montana, and her son, Scott (Rebecca) Rozell of Whitehall.  Her grandchildren, Michael (Sarah) Gordon of Whitehall, Pfc. Timothy (Sarah) Gordon of Watertown, Jennifer (Josh) Gebo of Cambridge, Courtney, James, and Christopher Rozell all of Whitehall.  Her step-grandchildren, Katrina McLaughlin of Whitehall, Jonathan, Juliann, Joshua, and Jacob Witham all of Montana.Two great-granddaughters, Sara Atwood and Kylie Gordon.  Arlene is also survived by her sister-in-law Gloria Matthews of Connecticut and brother-in-law Wayne White of South Glens Falls, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours were held at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc. 46 Williams St. in Whitehall, on Tuesday, March 27.  A funeral service was conducted at First Baptist Church of Whitehall on Wednesday, March 28, by Pastor Jim Peterson, officiating. Following the service there will be a time for fellowship and refreshments at the church hall, in remembrance of a wonderful lady who touched our lives in many different ways.  Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at the West Glens Falls Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the First Baptist Church of Whitehall, Caring Together (Rays of Hope), PO Box 12383, Albany, NY 12212.

Special thank you to Dr. Stoutenburg and his office, and Washington County Hospice for all the care they gave Arlene.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Classifieds 07/01/15

Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

Bridge

By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

DSC_1783

By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

1a

By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

SONY DSC

By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

O’Shea continues as interim principal

Jane O'Shea

By Dan King When the Whitehall Board of Education scheduled a special meeting for last Thursday, the immediate assumption was […]

Hughes steps down as defensive coordinator, takes job at Fair Haven

By Dan King Coaching football at Whitehall High School has been a hot-button topic for more than a year, and […]

Granville woman places third in triathlon

Kerri podium

By Linda Ellingsworth When Kerri Thomas rode the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as a child to visit relatives in Delaware, she […]

Museum honors people, industry, stone

By Christina Scanlon From wooden-soled shoes to lunch pails, steam whistles to checker boards, a unique collection of slate industry-related […]

Four in running for county administrator

By Christina Scanlon The pool of 45 candidates for Washington County administrator has been trimmed to four and county supervisors […]

Village eying new tax exemption for vets

By Dan King The village of Whitehall is looking to alleviate some more tax burden for those who served the […]