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Norman E. Rossdeutscher 1920 - 2010 Flemington, N.J.

Paid family tribute

Flemington, N.J. — Norman E. Rossdeutscher, age 90 years, of Flemington, NJ, died on Thursday, October 21, 2010, at the home of his daughter in Raritan Township, NJ.
Born in Buffalo, NY, May 1, 1920, son of the late Herman and Lena Haas Rossdeutscher, he had formerly lived in Buffalo, NY, and Branchburg, NJ, prior to moving to Flemington, NJ.
He was a printer for the Buffalo Evening News , a member of the CWA Local Union until he retired after thirty years of service. He was also a former member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Buffalo, where he helped to organize the 55 and Older Club, for many years serving as its President.
Upon moving to Branchburg, NJ, Mr. Rossdeutscher became involved in the Branchburg Seniors, serving the organization at one time as its President and Treasurer.
A member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Flemington, NJ, he was also a longtime volunteer at the Hunterdon Medical Center, Raritan Township, NJ.
His wife of fifty-two years, Geraldine Niklas Rossdeutscher, died in 1997.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Gerald Sullivan of McLouth, KS, and Leslie and Norm Klesat of Raritan Township, NJ; six grandsons and their spouses, Rex and Carman Scism, Patrick and Dawn Sullivan, Jason and Rebecca Sullivan, Keith and Jennifer Klesat, Glen and Heather Klesat and Doug Klesat; and thirteen great-grandchildren, Trenton, Trey and Tiffany Scism, Emma, Lily and Gwen Sullivan, Madison and Logan Sullivan, Katie and Tommy Klesat, Drew and Nicholas Klesat and Preston Klesat.
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Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga, NY, will be private under the direction of the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington, NJ. Norman will be remembered at a private family gathering in Buffalo, NY. Please visit www.holcombefisher.com for further information or to send condolences.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, NJ 08822.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.