Mount Vernon News
  • Emerson W. Roshon

  • July 5, 2010

SUNBURY — Emerson W. “Woodie” Roshon, 90, of Sunbury died July 1, 2010, at his residence.

He was born in Bunker Hill, Ohio, on May 1, 1920, to Homer J. and Elsie (Woodruff) Roshon. He was a retired paint assembler for PPG in Delaware and a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Mary A. Roshon; sons, Edwin Roshon and Danny Roshon; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Roshon; sisters, Ruth Farley and Donna Jean Lowry.

Deceased are first wife, Mildred “Kay” (Hildreth) Roshon; brothers, Robert and Harvey.

Friends may call Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where service will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., with Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Interment with military honors by the Delaware County Veterans Association will follow in the Sunbury Memorial Park. DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Woodie Roshon. Visit



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