Rose M. (Strotman) Tacy, 88, of Keene and a former long-time resident of Winchester, died peacefully on Friday, April 17, 2020, at Hillside Prospect Woodward Home in Keene. She passed with the love of family near after a period of declining health.
Rose was born the daughter of the late Susie (Prekopi) and Russell Strotman on October 26, 1931, in Bradford, PA. She was educated in Pennsylvania and graduated from Bradford High School class of 1949.
On February 24, 1962, she exchanged vows with Luther J. Tacy. In Irving, MA. They were married in a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. Sadly, Luther passed on September 4, 1991, after twenty-nine years of marriage.
Rose worked for Markem Corp. in Keene in the Human Resources Dept. for twenty- seven years before her retirement in 1994.
She was an active member of the United Church in Winchester for many years. Time was spent sewing and knitting She also liked to do craft projects.
Mrs. Tacy is survived by her children; Gordon L. Tacy and his wife Jean of West Swanzey and Cindy M. Tedford and her husband Sherman of
Winchester. She also leaves her sister-in-law, Dorothy Howes of Greenfield, MA. Her three grandchildren; Spencer Tacy, Shawn Nesbitt, and Denelle Smith. Her five great-grandchildren; Evan, Alex, William, Lauren, and Maeve. In addition, she leaves; cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Rose is predeceased by her brother Norman Strotman.
In keeping with Rose’s wishes, all services will be private. The family has requested donations be made in memory of Rose M. Tacy to: Activities Dept. C/O Hillside Prospect Woodward Home, 100 Wyman Rd. Keene, NH. 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.chesgirefamilyfh.com