Anne (Donnelly) Rosensweig

Published on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 21:28


Anne (Donnelly) Rosensweig, 84, of Cromwell and formerly of Newington, Conn., died peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017, surrounded by her family. Anne was born in Hartford where her late parents, James and Johanna (Dennehy) settled after emigrating from Ireland to the United States.

Anne graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1950 and went on to attend St. Francis School of Nursing, graduating as a Registered Nurse in 1953. After graduation she worked at St. Francis Hospital for several years and attained a supervisory position. After marrying Donald J. Rosensweig, Anne left St. Francis Hospital and committed her life to her husband and children, whom she had a deep love and passion for. A devoted wife and mother, she enthusiastically delighted in dedicating her days to her children’s activities and education by encouraging and fostering each one of their unique talents. Her belief in each of her children was unparalleled. She was also equally devoted to her four grandsons.

Anne was an active member of St. John’s Church in Cromwell, was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox, enjoyed embroidering, gardening and serving meals to the homeless. She loved to travel and made several trips to Europe with her husband in her later years. Cape Cod was also a favorite vacation spot.

Anne is survived by her husband, Donald J. Rosensweig of 55 years; her daughters, Linda R. Musarra of Miami, Fla.; Ellen and her husband, Todd Harpel of Lititz, Pa.; a son, Kurt and his wife, Carolyn Rosensweig, of Newington; a sister, Aileen Henningsen of Glastonbury; her grandchildren, Christopher and Matthew Musarra and Ian and Reid Harpel; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, James Donnelly.

Friends and family are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Church, 5 St. John’s Court, Cromwell. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Visitation will be Friday from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Farrell Funeral Home, 110 Franklin Square, New Britain. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at . To send a condolence, please visit .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 21:28. Updated: Wednesday, 19 April 2017 21:31.