Rosella Riemann Straley
Rosella Riemann Straley, age 85, died peacefully on April 30 after suffering from complications caused by pneumonia.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur R. Jones, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Harold W Straley, Jr.; her daughters, Susan Kelley and Eileen Jones; her son-in-law Raymond Kelley; her step-daughters, Pamela Varone and Diana Corrington; her grandchildren, Kate MacMonagle, Kenneth Davis, Glenn Corrington, Pamela Khoury, and their spouses; her great-granddaughter Greta Keim; her sisters, Gladys Feltham, Ann Kellett, Carol Kellett; her brother Earl Kellett; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and life-long friends.
Born in Trenton, New Jersey, a graduate of Trenton High School, and a long-time resident of Ewing, New Jersey, Rosella held a position in the Personnel department for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, from which she retired almost 20 years ago.
Presently a member of Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, she was a former member of the Advent Lutheran Church where she actively participated in the church choir, the bell choir, and the women's guild.
She will be missed by many.
Visitation will be held at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing, on Thursday, May 2, from 6-8 p.m. A church service will be held at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, 2220 Pennington Rd. in Ewing on Friday morning, May 3, at 11:00 a.m., followed by a burial at Riverview Cemetery in Trenton. Visit www.murphyfh.com for additional information.
While flowers are welcome, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association and the National Diabetes Fund
Posted on 30 Apr 2013 by MFH