Joseph S. Rostkowski, of Hendersonville passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Brian Center of Hendersonville after a long battle with Alzheimers. A native of Garfield, NJ, he lived in Hendersonville since 1986.He was preceded in death by his parents, Antoni and Felecia Rostkowski; a sister, Jean; and five brothers, Chester, Edward, John, Peter and Sigmund.
Joseph was employed for over thirty years with the US Postal Service. He honorably served in the U.S. Navy, was a Mason and Shriner. He was also a member of the VFW, and Pinecrest Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his caring wife of sixty-four years, Olga Rostkowski; three sisters, Eleanor Deich, Stasia Hegybele, Lottie Mully; three sisters-in-law, Alice Cebula, Ann Ross, Peggy Rostkowski; and many dear nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 am Friday, February 15, 2013 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Charles Evans will officiate.
If desired, a memorial donation may be made to the Alzheimerís Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or a charity of your choice.
The Board and Staff of the Community Foundation of Henderson County wish to express deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Joseph Rostkowski on the sad occasion of his recent passing.