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1932 James 2021

James Rosch

October 31, 1932 — April 20, 2021

James (Jim) Rosch, 88, of Quakertown, passed away at his residence at LifeQuest Nursing Center. Born October 31, 1932, he was the son of the late James and Elsie (Johnson,Fox) Rosch. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Trumbauer, Myers) Rosch, with whom he shared 25 years of marriage before she passed away last year. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1954-56. He most recently worked for the Quakertown School District, where he was their warehouse supervisor. Prior to that, he was a manager for K+L Lumber Company. Jim also worked part-time as sports columnist for the Q-Town Free Press, Allentown Morning Call, Daily Intelligencer, and WAEP and WBUX radio. Jim was also very passionate about local sports, where his lifetime of work earned him a place in the Pennridge-Quakertown Sports Hall of Fame. He was a charter member of Quakertown Little League Baseball and Midget Football. He also worked as a public address announcer for various local sporting events for over 50 years. In his spare time, Jim and his wife Ruth loved traveling. They visited 45 of the 50 states as well as 13 European countries. Jim also proudly portrayed Santa Claus for many years in local parades and for friends and family. Jim was also an avid collector of Lone Ranger memorabilia. He even had the opportunity to discuss his collection with Clayton Moore on the radio. Jim is survived by his stepchildren, Robert Druckenmiller, Joe Myers, and Matthew Meyers, brother William Rosch and wife Denise, 6 nieces and 2 nephews, 6 step-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by brother George Fox, and sister Ruth (Fox) Rosevear. Memorial Service will be held Wednesday April 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Naugle Funeral and Cremation Service, 135 W. Pumping Station Rd. Quakertown, PA 18951. Friends and family may call from 10-11 prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow at West Swamp Cemetery, Quakertown, PA.

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West Swamp Cemetery
2501 Allentown Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
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