Nancy Aliene Kiernan Rosenberger passed away peacefully in her home with her family around her on October 7, in Newtown, at the age of 85.
Nancy was born in The Bronx, N.Y., on June 28, 1935. She grew up in The Bronx and graduated from Preston High School and Katharine Gibbs School. Nancy was a secretary for various organizations in New York and Connecticut, including the FBI.
Nancy enjoyed baking for her family and friends, gardening, playing (and usually winning) 500 rummy, and was a lifelong chocoholic.
Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Bill Rosenberger; daughter Susan Simmons; and son-in-law Brian Simmons.
She is survived by her children Steven Rosenberger and Thom Thies of Los Angeles, Diane and Mike Iorfino of Newtown, and Donna Meadows and Thomas DePeano of Derby; grandchildren Michael and Kate Iorfino of Chester, Penn,, Christie Iorfino of Norwalk, and Kyle Simmons of Boston; and lifelong friend, Sister Betty Ann Clifford of White Plains, N.Y.
A celebration of Nancy’s life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to The Michael J. Fox Foundation at michaeljfox.org.
Burial services will be private. Arrangements are in care of Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown.