Nancy Mary (Poshnyk) Rosiak, born April 7, 1918, “answered the roll” and “was called up yonder” on October 4, 2013. Beloved mother of Frederick of New Jersey and Nancy Jean of Westport, leaves also granddaughter Robin Gilbert of Hull, Mass.; a great-grandchild, sisters Eugenia and Stella, nephew Bill, and other nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Nicholas, her son Kenneth, granddaughter Nikki Mills Dowd, and her brother Frederick. She also leaves Marilla, Jason, and Tyler Jacob and Andrea Lemos, who became family to her through the years.
She adored her husband, loved her children, enjoyed walking the beach, fine dining, the Fourth of July, and reading her Bible, and was known for her powerful prayers and caring for others.
There will be a celebration of her life and faith at the Acoaxet Chapel, 36 Howland Road, Westport, at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Oct. 26. There will be a collation following the service. Burial will take place privately at a later date as her body was given to Tufts Medical School.
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