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Sunday, January 2, 2022

Marilyn Joyce Roessler

Marilyn Joyce Roessler
Marilyn Joyce Roessler

Marilyn Joyce Roessler of Kennett Square PA and Ocala FL passed away at age 86. She was a loving wife, mother and sister, and a cherished grandmother. Marilyn was born on June 25, 1935 in Burlington, Iowa to Dr. Carl and Dorothea Tambert. She attended Carthage College and received a degree in education, later earning a master’s degree in education from Rider University. In 1956 she married H Carl Roessler, and they spent the early years of their marriage in California before moving to Princeton Junction, NJ. Marilyn was a beloved teacher for 44 years, 40 of those in the West Windsor Plainsboro School District in New Jersey. In her retirement, Marilyn developed a love of painting and print-making and split her time between Kennett Square PA and Ocala FL. She is survived by her loving spouse Carl, her two sons, Curt and Eric, her three grandchildren, Kathryn, Ian and Allison, and her sister Marcia Cox. Another sister, Janeene (Tambert) Conter preceded her in death. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 28th at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 109 East Doe Run Road, Unionville, PA. Visitation will start at 10 AM and be followed by a service 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children’s Javits-Frasier Scholarship fund, which provides professional development training for Title I teachers and counselors.