Van Rossem

In Memory of Barbara Van Rossem




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Barbara Van Rossem

Mrs. Barbara Ann Van Rossem, age 82, died peacefully on Sunday, August 2nd at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. She was born November 6, 1937 to John and Anne Deneny of Manhattan and resided at East 81st Street until she moved to Water Mill permanently in 1989. Barbara married Henry Van Rossem in 1973, former navy officer who served in the Pacific on the US Navy cargo ship, Reluctant, after which the movie Mister Roberts was based on. She is survived by siblings Joan Dunn of Manhattan and Seán Deneny of Water Mill. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton. A funeral mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Poland Roman Catholic Church on Friday, August 7th at 11:00 am followed by interment at Sacred Hearts Cemetery.