Elizabeth "Betty" Trulik Rossman

February 15th, 1931 - January 1st, 2019

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Elizabeth “Betty” (Trulik) Rossman, age 87, of Erie passed away peacefully on January 1, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital.  She was born in Kane, PA on February 15, 1931. She was the youngest of the late Martin and Barbara (Simon) Trulik’s eleven children.


Betty worked as an administrative assistant for 21 years at the Erie Maennerchor Club.  She enjoyed bowling, bocce, crochet, crosswords and spending time at her beloved Willowbrook in Fairview. Betty was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, her husband Edward Stephen Rossman in 1973, her son Frank Rossman and her daughter-in-law Jeannette (Calao) Rossman.


Betty is survived by her four sons Edward Rossman, wife Barbara, Paul Rossman, girl friend Heidi Thayer, Joseph Rossman, wife Rachel and Daniel Rossman, wife Christine; her ten grandchildren Lierin Rossman, Jacob Rossman, Martin Rossman, Alexandria Boyd, husband Brenton, Carlie Rossman, Kaitlyn Rossman, Kelli Walkowiak, husband Matt, Hannah Rossman, Sarah Simon, husband Joe, and Brookelyn Garvey; and her two great grandchildren, Hayden and Cecilia Boyd.


Friends are invited to call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street.  A funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 10 am at Blessed Sacrament Church, 1626 West 26th Street.  A private burial will take place on Monday at St. Callistus Cemetery in Kane.


Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.