Peter Rosskopf

Obituary of Peter C. Rosskopf

Boonville- Peter C. Rosskopf, 81, of Moose River Road, husband of the late Penelope “Penny,” passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Peter was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 12, 1939; as a child he moved with his family to Cazenovia, NY, where he grew up and graduated from high school. Thereafter, Peter furthered his education attending Environmental Science and Forestry School, at Syracuse University. From 1963-1965, Mr. Rosskopf served his country in the US Army, stationed at Fort Dix, during the Viet Nam era. After his honorable discharge from the Army he was employed for many years for Citi Bank in the New York City area, retiring as comptroller. On September 22, 1962, Peter was united in marriage with Penelope “Penny” Syrek, at the United Church of Christ of Dobbs Ferry, NY. Afterwards the couple lived in White Plains, until 2001, when they relocated to their present home in Boonville. Mrs. Rosskopf passed away on July 4, 2016. Mr. Rosskopf was a member of the United Church of Christ of White Plains. After moving to the Boonville area, the couple enjoyed attending services at the Hawkinsville United Methodist Church. He was a member of Black River Fiddler’s Association, greatly interested in history and an avid reader. For many years he also enjoyed attending the New York State Woodsmen’s Field Days. He is survived by one son and daughter in law; Alan (Elizabeth) Rosskopf, Mattydale, NY and by one sister, Kathy Rosskopf Pesch, Sea Ranch, CA. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 12:00 Noon, followed by the interment of Peter and Penelope's cremains in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 10:00 am until the memorial service at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Erwin Library & Institute 104 Schuyler St. Boonville, NY 13309.
Wednesday
9
June

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Trainor Funeral Home, Inc.
143 Schuyler Street
Boonville, New York, United States
Wednesday
9
June

Memorial Service

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Trainor Funeral Home, Inc.
143 Schuyler Street
Boonville, New York, United States
Wednesday
9
June

Burial

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Boonville Cemetery
Moose River Road
Boonville, New York, United States