Village of Millerton – Richard George Rosenberger, 75, a twenty-two year resident of the Village of Millerton, NY formerly of Wassaic, NY died Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, NY. Mr. Rosenberger worked as an automobile mechanic and antique car restoration specialist for Morgan Motors of New England in Copake, NY for over 20 years, where he specialized in service, repair and restoration of Morgan motor cars.
Born December 2, 1946 in Jamaica, Queens, NY he was the son of the late John and Marguerite (Chapellier) Rosenberger. Following graduation from high school he attended the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970. On April 25, 1970 in Yonkers, NY he married Monica S. Garrahan. Mrs. Rosenberger survives at home.
Mr. Rosenberger enjoyed tinkering with things, whether it be his home, a car or anything that grabbed his attention. He could repair just about anything and often would refer to things that he fixed as being “Rick’d”. He also enjoyed wood working and was an avid reader in his spare time. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Rosenberger is survived by four children; Angela Henrikson and her husband John of Greenlawn, NY, Jennifer Mayville and her husband Christopher of Millerton, Michael Rosenberger and his wife Mary of Dundee, NY and David Rosenberger of Beacon, NY; eight grandchildren, Jordan Mayville, Hadley Henrikson, Olivia Henrikson, Gavin Henrikson, Carson Henrikson, Leaha Rosenberger, Noah Rosenberger and Claire Rosenberger; his sister, Gail Mark and her husband Stan and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, John Rosenberger and his sister-in-law Nancy Rosenberger of Lionville, PA.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 1pm-2:30pm at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY. A funeral service will take place at 2:30pm at the funeral home. Pastor William Mayhew will officiate. A reception will follow and will be announced following the service. To send an online condolence to the family or plant a tree in Mr. Rosenberger’s memory, please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com