Dorothy Marie (Stein) Rosborough, 96, of New Alexandria, passed away peacefully on Thursday Nov. 10, 2022, at home surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Estella (Murtaugh) Stein and Hugh D. Stein, Dorothy was born in Freeport, PA on Feb. 14, 1926. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. (Mike) Rosborough, her daughter, Carolyn M. Purvis and husband Arthur (Al), daughter, Barbara Vought, great granddaughter, Paige Purvis, four brothers, Regis, Frank, Hugh and William Stein and four sisters, Mercede Steele, Sister Mary Hugh Stein, CSJ, Margaret Henry, and Rosemary Caswell. She is survived by seven children, Estelle Shoop (Harold), Arthur (Jerry) Rosborough (Maggie), Hugh (Pat) Rosborough (Sue), Mary Kay Rosborough, Michael (Mike) Rosborough (Rao Feng), Regis Rosborough (Arlene), Loretta Scavnicky (Ken), son-in-law, Robert (Bob) Vought, brother-in-law, Joseph (Joe) Caswell, 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. A strong woman of faith, Dorothy was a member of St. James Church in New Alexandria where she served as the housekeeper for 30 years. She was a member of the rosary altar society and volunteered at parish festivals. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, she loved being surrounded by her family in her home. Dorothy enjoyed cooking and baking and was well known for her special Christmas bread, delicious dinner rolls, and chocolate Easter eggs. Community minded, she spent many election days working at the polls. She will be deeply missed. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to Excela Health Home Care and Hospice and nurse, sandy and aide Heather. Family and friends will be received Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at P. DAVID NEWHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, 215 Church St., New Alexandria, PA 15670, 724-668-2248. Dorothy’s funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at St. James Church, with Fr. Tyler J. Bandura as celebrant. EVERYONE IS ASKED TO MEET AT THE CHURCH. Burial will follow at Calvary Hill Cemetery, Crabtree, PA. To purchase flowers or send an online condolence, please visit www.NewhouseFuneralHome.com.
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