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“My condolonces to skip jr... Have not seen you in quite sometime... very sad to see the news about your father. He was always very nice to me as a...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: David Leverage - Peoria , AZ

“Skip, I am deeply saddened to learn of your Dad's passing. Skip was a fine gentleman, a good friend, and a real class act in so many ways ......Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: John DiMarco - Friend

“Skip, sorry to here about dad. Just found out from Bob A on facebook. Hope your doing well my friend. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Stoner - Forest, VA - Friend

“Prayers to the Rosell family your pop was a good man and great competitor on the lanes we will always remember him. Sorry Skip I found out to late to...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Antunovich - NY - Friend

“Skip and I were neighbors and good friends. He was a great guy and a good man. All words are inadequate at a time like this. Just know my deepest...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Don Neilson - Hyde Park, NY

“skip and beth, sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. sammy ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: samuel j. schreck - poughkeepsie, NY

“My memories of Skip are a kind, caring and gentle person. Havent seen him for years but his memory is vivid in my mind. Great guy ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Lou Ferrari - Bowling friend

“We are not sure we can make it but you are in our hearts. So sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Theresa and Harry - Atlantic city, NJ


Poughkeepsie - Henry J."Skip" Rosell, Sr., 69, a longtime local resident, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie.
Born in Poughkeepsie on January 25, 1944, he was the son of the late Edward and Bernice Shibilo Rosell.
Skip was a General Contractor for many years.
He was a former member of the Hyde Park Elks Club.
Skip was an avid bowler and member of the DPCBA Hall of Fame.
He is survived by his five children, Henry J. "Skip" Rosell Jr. and his wife, Beth, of Salt Point, Paula Rosell Ryan of Chatham, Dina Borchsenius of Poughkeepsie, Joy Iapichino of Poughkeepsie, and Dana Andrews of Poughkeepsie; brothers, Edward C. (Pete) Rosell of Virginia, Robert Rosell of North Carolina, and Paul Rosell of Kansas; sister, Patricia Rosell of Kansas; ten grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his longtime companion Joyce A. Murphy on October 18, 2010 and his sister Joanne Nater.
Calling hours are 6 to 8 pm, Friday, July 12, 2013, at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte 9, Hyde Park.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place at the convenience of the family.
The family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to the Hospice Foundation, Inc., Memorial Gift Program, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
To send a condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com

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