Hamden - Violet I. Rosch, 87 passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at Whitney Manor. She was the wife of the late Rudolph A. Rosch. She was born Sept. 6, 1921 in New Haven a daughter of the late Frank and Minnie (Davis) Smith. Until reitiring Violet was a security gaurd for Caldor's. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in North Haven and also of the Clelian Center in Hamden. She is survived by a daughter, Dawn Carangelo of Hamden, a son Howard Rosch and his wife Linda of Arizona, four grandchildren, Ginger Beard and her husband Rusty of Colorado, Todd Rosch of New York, Anthony and Jennifer Carangelo of Hamden and Brian Rosch of California as well as four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers and five sisters. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 2 at 10:00am at St. John Episcopal Church, North Haven. Burial will follow at Centerville Cemetery in Hamden. Relatives and friends may call at the BEECHER & BENNETT Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Sunday, March 1 from 3-5pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Clelian Center, 261 Benham St., Hamden, CT 06518.

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  1. Dawn, Howie and kids: We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom (Aunt Vi). We send our love and prayers to all of you during this sad time. We are currently in Florida and will not be able to attend the services. Our thoughts are with all of you.

  2. dear dawn and howie and family sorry to hear about the loss of you mother (aunt vi) we send our love and sympathy. sorry we could not atten her serice. love marilyn and al

  3. Dear Dawn, Howard and Family, Kurt and I send our sincerest sympathy for the loss of your mother (Aunt Vi ). I know she will be greatly missed. We send our love and sympathy to all and are sorry we could not attend her services but are in South Carolina at this time. Love Kurt and Linda

  4. Dear Dawn, Howie and Family, Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was a great lady and we are sure she will be missed by your entire family. Phil and I will be working at the WInter Special Olympics Games on March 1, so I don’t think we will be back in time to attend your mother’s wake. Please accept our deepest condolences. Dolores and Phil Piscitelli

  5. Violet and I shared great times together when she was at Whitney Manor i will never forget her and her beautiful personality. she was my friend not just my resident that i cared for she is a beautiful person inside and out she will be missed I love her with all my heart

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