Nancy Lee Rossiter, 84, passed on January 20, 2023 suddenly at her home in Horsham, PA. Nancy was raised in Pleasantville NJ and graduated from Holy Spirit High School, Atlantic City, NJ in 1955. After graduation she worked in an area bank and the Prudential Office in Linwood, NJ. When Prudential offered a transfer, Nancy relocated to the Horsham office where she remained 40+ years. Starting as a mail clerk, she concluded her career as an Information Specialist. As an active member of PERA she coordinated many athletic and social activities for the employees. Nancy was a member of the Prudential retirees’ group.
An avid traveler, Nancy visited Germany and Hawaii. A five-week cross country trip driving a camper, plus additional cross-country trips for family weddings followed. During the 2006 – 2007 hockey season she traveled throughout the United Sates attending a home game for each NHL team. Diminished eye-sight as a result of Macular Degeneration Disease curbed her “travelling bug” Hoping to assist others she participated in a year-long study at Wills Eye Hospital on the impact of MD.
Retirement provided time for Nancy to research her Rossiter ancestors and share that knowledge with family members. Starting with a handwritten note from her grandmother, the family tree grew to more than 2000 spanning seven generations. Membership in a local genealogy club provided Nancy an opportunity to share and learn researching tools.
A favorite annual event was a retreat at the Dominican Retreat House in Elkins Park. Friendships formed there continue to this day,
Predeceased by her parents Mildred (Pierce), John Rossiter and Anne Steeb Rossiter, sisters Mary Rossiter and Joan Steeb Hudson she is survived by Mildred Rossiter, RSM, Ann (Steeb) Keys (Bob), Eugene Steeb (Gerry), Ken Hudson, aunt Jeanne (Alfred) Pierce, countless cousins and many friends.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Saint Catherine Food Pantry or a charity of your choice.
Nancy’s funeral is planned for Wednesday, February 1 at Saint Catherine of Sienna Church, Horsham with visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 followed by a funeral liturgy at 11:00. Burial will be private.
The funeral arrangements are under the care of the Donahue Funeral Home, Flourtown, PA