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October 14, 2020
Burial Date: October 22, 2020
Funeral services for Mrs. Roscoe will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11am at Colonial Funeral Home, 270 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT. Friends may call at the Funeral Home Thursday from 10-11am and Covid-19 mandates will be honored. Masks will be required. Burial will be held at New Pine Grove Cemetery immediately following funeral services.
PAULINE M. ROSCOE
A Celebration of Life
Pauline M. Roscoe, 87 of Waterbury, CT, widow of Dennis M. Roscoe Sr., transitioned
Wednesday October 14, 2020 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Roscoe was born in Gates County, NC, daughter of the late Alfred Leroy and Lula Jane
She graduated in 1952 from T.S. Cooper High School in Sunbury, NC.
She married Dennis in 1955. They were married 51 years until Dennis’ death in March 2006.
They moved to Waterbury in 1955, where she was employed by Uniroyal for more than 20
years, and retired from St. Mary's Hospital after more than 10 years of service as a Dietary
She was a faithful member of Zion Baptist Church, serving on the Missionary Society and the
Pastor's Aide under the leadership of the late Rev. Dr. S. P. Petteway.
She enjoyed reading the Bible, watching inspirational TV, listening to gospel music, baking,
and loved being photographed, but mostly, she enjoyed her family and babysitting her boys.
She is survived by one son, Dennis "Danny" M. (Lovie) Roscoe, Jr. of Waterbury, CT; three
daughters, Veronica Plater, Clinton MD, Jacqueline D. (Ted) Martin, Orange, CA, Hope
Roscoe (Tony) Dove, Waterbury, CT, seven grandchildren; Damien Smith, Drew Roscoe,
Duron Roscoe, Devlin Goulet-Roscoe, Ty J. Martin, Bryan Hardy, Mekhi Petteway; five great
grandchildren, Daylen Roscoe, Demir Roscoe, Damien Smith, Jr., Destini Carter-Smith,
Damani Smith, one brother Allen (Shirley Mae) Mitchell, and two sisters, Fannie Lee Brinkley,
Helen Marie Mitchell of Elizabeth City, NC, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
She was predeceased by five brothers; Charlie Frank Mitchell, Thurman Mitchell, George Lee
Mitchell, William Mitchell and a brother who died at birth; five sisters; Arvilla Eason, Mary
Dantzler, Vivian Smith, Doris Mae Mitchell, Lula Jane Williams.
So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be
raised out of their sleep . . . Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.
~ Job 14:12, 15 ~
A Celebration of Life
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11 am
Colonial Funeral Home
James R. Sanders, Funeral Director
270 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT.
Covid-19 mandates will be honored
Mask will be required.