June C. Rohrer

June C. Rohrer, 90, formerly of Union Township, passed away at 4:35 p.m.Monday February 23rd at Countryside Nursing Home, East Lackawannock Township, Mercer Co.

Mrs. Rohrer was born June 11, 1918, in Hickory Township, Lawrence County, to the late John L. and Rosezetta V. 'Umstead' Cain. She married W. Russell Rohrer on Sept. 17, 1947. He preceded her in death Nov. 10, 2005

June worked as a secretary in the solicitor's office in Lawrence County prior to her marriage. She graduated in 1936 from Eastbrook High School and also graduated from New Castle Business College. Mrs. Rohrer was a member of the former Harbor Presbyterian Church and most recently, was a member of Shenango Presbyterian Church. She was active in church, serving at times as Sunday school teacher, church treasurer and Bible school director. June enjoyed gardening, bird watching and sewing, as well as baking for her family. She was also an American Field Service host mother.

Survivors include: two daughters, Karla R. Snyder of Mercer; and Tricia Warren of New Castle; a son, Richard K. Rohrer of Mercer; a sister, Rosetta Shingleton of Allentown, Pa.; a family friend, Eldri Storhaug, Stavanger, Norway; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death and her brother, John L. Cain.

Calling hours will be 12:30 p.m. until time of service Thursday (2-26-09) at Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 N. Jefferson St., New Castle. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Amy Na, pastor of Shenango Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will take place at Castleview Memorial Gardens.


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