John Gale Roskie Obituary

July 7, 2017 Obituary

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OCALA, Florida (Formerly Hubbard, Ohio) – There will be services held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home in Hubbard for John Gale Roskie age 87, formerly of Hubbard who passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 in Ocala, Florida.

John was born October 16, 1929 in Hubbard, Ohio a son of John P. and Anna L. Gale Roskie.

He was a 1948 graduate of Hubbard High School.

He was a supervisor in the machine shop for 33 years at Westinghouse Corporation in Sharon, Pennsylvania, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of Corner House Christian Church of Hubbard and Central Baptist Church of Ocala, Florida and a member of Westinghouse Veterans Association.

His first wife the former Barbara Jane Vasbinder whom he married August 25, 1950 died August 9, 1993, his second wife the former Sandra Susan Faust whom he married December 29, 1996 died August 18, 2012.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Judy Ann (Fred) Swogger of Ocala, Florida; John W. (Sheila) Roskie of Kailua, Hawaii; Shirley J. (Dan) Williams of Hubbard and William B. Roskie and his fiancée Cathy of Buckeye, Arizona; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He also leaves his brother, Raymond C. (Lorraine) Roskie of Wheatland, Pennsylvania.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by both wives; his daughter, Sondra L. Hall; his sisters, Margaret Adkins, Virginia Seelye and his brother, Glenn F. Roskie.

There will be calling hours on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Monday, July 17, 2017 one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.

John will be laid to rest at Corner House Cemetery in Hubbard.

Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at to share memories and condolences.

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