Harry M. Roseboro, 82, Cocalico school bus driver, loved horses and being outdoors

By on July 12, 2017

Harry M. Roseboro, 82, of Denver, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

He was born in Lancaster to the late E. Louis and Elva K. (Mellinger) Roseboro, and was the husband of the late Marian (Gockley) Roseboro.

Harry graduated from Denver High School in 1952, he attended the Pennsylvania State University and graduated from Eckel’s College of Mortuary Science. He was a school bus driver for the Cocalico School District. Harry had a great love for horses and animals, enjoyed being outdoors, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and in his later years, he liked to travel to the western United States.

He is survived by two sons: Daniel M., husband of Sharon (Layman) Roseboro, of Newmanstown; David M., husband of Karen (Marbach) Roseboro, of Reinholds; four grandchildren: Katie and Jake Roseboro; Deborah, wife of Edward Lopez; and Shawn Roseboro; a brother: Ralph W., husband of Ann M. Roseboro, of Reinholds.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister: Mary Ann Snyder.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 12, from 1 to 2 p.m., at the Muddy Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11 S. Muddy Creek Road, Denver, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Peter Schwabe-Fry officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Harry’s memory may be made to the Friendly Horseman’s Club, P.O. Box 176, Denver, PA 17517.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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