Marjorie J. Rolli- 86, of New Philadelphia, died Thursday, April 12, 2012 in Schoenbrunn Healthcare, at New Philadelphia following a lengthy illness. A daughter of the later Charles and Estella (Peters) Norman, Marjorie was born July 6, 1925 at Newcomerstown, OH. She graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1943 and married Neil Rolli on June 1, 1952, at Coshocton, OH. They shared 34 years of marriage prior to Neil’s passing on January 22, 1987.
Along with Neil, Marjorie was the owner and operator of Rolli’s Tavern, at Goshen. In her younger years she was also employed as an operator at Bell Telephone and also at J.C. Penney and KMart. Marjorie was a member of Sharon Moravian Church. She enjoyed fishing and traveling to Wheeling Island to play slot machines. Marojorie most of all enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Kirtley, of Dover and a son, Allan Rolli, of Dover. Her grandchildren are Neil Rolli, of Uhrichsville, Maria Rolli, of New Philadelphia and Gina Rolli and Jack Ross, bot of Nevada; several great-grandchildren, a sister, Rosemary Ridgeway, of CA and two nieces, A son, Keven Rolli also preceded her in death along with her parents and two infant great-granddaughters and two nieces.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 16, 2012 from 10-11 a.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home and Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service will follow at 11 in the funeral home with Rev. Dennis Rohn officiating. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery at Newcomerstown. Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Marjorie by visiting the funeral home website. Contributions may be made in her memory to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E. Green, OH 44685. A complete obit appeared in the Times Reporter on April 14th, 2012. Photos of the family and tavern can be viewed on the website.