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Janette "Janet" Roosa

January 20, 1928 ~ September 3, 2017 (age 89)

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Funeral Service
September 7, 2017

11:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church
10827 St. Rt. 44
Mantua, OH 44255


Janette “Janet” Roosa, 89 years of age, became Our Gift to God on Sunday September 3, 2017 in Troy Township, Ohio. Janet was God’s Gift to Us on January 20, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Fred J. and Frances M. Kaiser. A homemaker and lifetime Mantua resident, she also had been employed at Camp Asbury for 14 years. Janet was one of the founding members of Christ Lutheran Church in Mantua where she served as an Elder. On October 25, 1948, she married Leslie H. Roosa who preceded her in death in 1973. Also preceding were her siblings Fred Kaiser, Katherine Tarpai, Mildred Svonavec and Winfred Palansky. She is survived by her devoted children Robert  (Terry) Roosa of Edgewater, Florida, Matthew (Rebecca) Roosa of Hiram, and Betsy Borling of Troy Twp. 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren also survive. No calling hours. Funeral services will be Thursday September 7, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at Christ Lutheran Church 10827 St.Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255 with Pastor Daniel Esala officiating. Final resting place will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Shalersville Township, Ohio. Following the burial a luncheon will take place at the church for all family and friends. Per her request, No Flowers Please. In lieu of flowers, if desired, she would appreciate memorials to either her church or the Mantua-Shalersville Fire Department, 10303 State Route 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255.  Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua where her obituary, condolences and memories may be shared at

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