Robert Francis Rossiter, Sr.

ROSSITER, Robert Francis, Sr. Aug 27, 1931- Jul 17, 2014 Robert passed away peacefully on July 17, 2014. Robert was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 27, 1931. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis K. Rossiter and Florence Rossiter (née Kibbie), along with brother, Thomas Rossiter. Robert was a graduate of Creighton Prep High School in Omaha, the University of Notre Dame undergraduate and Notre Dame Law School. A retired Major in the U.S. Marine Corps, Robert was a successful attorney, specializing in medical malpractice defense in law firms in Philadelphia, PA, and in Omaha. He was a member of the Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Indiana Bar Associations and was admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar. Early in his career he also worked for Medical Protective Insurance Company, Farmer’s and Central Mutual Insurance, and Harleysville Insurance Company. Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Mary Jane (née Paden); sons: Robert Rossiter, Jr. (Mary Beth), James Rossiter (Kathleen), and William Rossiter (Susan); daughter, Sandra Rossiter Lastowka (Jack, deceased). Robert has tremendously impacted the lives of his twelve grandchildren (Robert III, Andrew, Katherine, Erin, Zachary, Margaret, Mitchell, Mary, Joseph, Samantha, Nicholas, and Catherine) as well as numerous others he has mentored or coached. Robert’s passions included: his family, Notre Dame sports, Egyptology, fishing, music, and poetry. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 20th from 3pm to 5pm, with VIGIL SERVICE at 5pm, all at the West Center Chapel. VISITATION Monday, July 21st from 9:30am to 10:30am at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific, followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 10:30am at the Church. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #1. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Creighton Prep.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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