Cynthia Roser, 56

Cynthia "Cindy" S. Roser, 56, Wabash, died at 10 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, at Vibra Hospital, Fort Wayne.  She was born April 4, 1957 in Steubenville, Ohio to Jay Anderson and Patricia (Gibson) Hartley.

Cindy was a 1975 graduate of Manchester High School, where she was a Squirette in the Marching Band for three years. She completed the cosmetology course at Heartland Career Center. She was the co-owner, along with her mother, of Shear Beauty in North Manchester for 13 years, and also operated a beauty shop and tanning salon in her home.  She co-owned A1 Fire Truck business for seven years and owned Country Bakery for four years, both in North Manchester. Cindy also served as Chester Township Trustee. She was a member of the Urbana Yoke Parish. She loved her church, her family, gardening, canning, fishing, was an accomplished seamstress, and loved her kitty, Jasemine.

She is survived by mother and step father, Patricia (Jim) Hartley, Wabash; two children, Brad E. Roser, North Manchester, and Keela (Jeremiah) Deaton, Sundance, Wy.; fiancÚ Alan Coverdale, North Manchester; brother, Mark (Jennifer) Anderson, Warsaw; step-brother, Russ (Nikki) Hartley, Fort Eustis, Va.; step sister, Shelley (Robbie) Boyd, Columbus; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her father, Jay E. Anderson, and two brothers, Jeffrey and Michael Anderson.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Urbana Yoke Parish, Grace Church, Urbana, with Pastor Joe Helt, and Pastor Brian Chamberlain officiating.  Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Preferred memorials are the American Cancer Society, the Leukemia Foundation, or Urbana Yoke Parish.

The memorial guest book for Cindy may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Feb 24