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MOUNT STERLING -William S. Rosania, 82, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2016. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Patricia Fourr‚ Rosania, of 64 years, and his three children...Yvonne R. Rosania of Naples, FL, Jeffrey Rosania (Virginia) of Mt. Sterling, KY and Carl Rosania (Eileen) of Mt. Sterling, KY. Stanley was president and member of the Green Knoll Rescue Squad of Bridgewater, NJ and the Bluegrass Travelers RV Club; member of the Bridgewater Jaycees of NJ, the US Equestrian Association, the Salem Baptist Church of Estill County, KY, and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA); and founding member of Glen Ridge Swim Club of Bridgewater, NJ, establishing a safe place for children to play. Stanley had many hobbies including, tennis, golf, trap shooting and North American big game hunting. He loved all things country: horse competitions, rodeo and bull riding. He was a cow hand, bull rider and horse whisperer. He participated in combined driving events up and down the eastern US coast with his Morgan Clydesdale pair. As a teenager, Stanley was a Texas ranch hand punching cows and breaking horses. From 1953 to 1968, Stanley was a self-employed master plumber servicing plumbing, heating and air-conditioning systems in NJ. He was a private pilot for over 30 years, and owner and CEO for 32 years of Structural Foam Plastics (SFP), a manufacturing company with over 400 employees in four states. Most importantly, Stanley was kind and a devoted family man; he was the family patriarch and a role model for our family's future generations. In addition to his wife and children, Stanley is survived by two brothers, John Rosania (Elaine) of Sarasota, FL and James Rosania (Lynn) of Newbern, NC; six grandchildren, Darrell Sarno, Brandon Sarno, Garrett Rosania, Corrine Rosania, Travis Rosania and Trevor; and three great grandchildren, Luke Sarno, Heidi Sarno and Sophia Rosania. He is preceded in death by, his parents, John and Elma Yound Rosania; five brothers, Dale Rosania, Richard Rosania, Bernard Rosania, Ronald Rosania and Michael Rosania; three sisters, Edna Allena, Marie Bernabe and Ethel Bush. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Taul Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Dec. 19, 2017
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