Alberta Virginia Roszel, 95

Alberta Virginia Roszel, 95, of Lakewood, NJ, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, at Harrogate LTC in Lakewood, NJ.

Born in Trenton, NJ, Alberta was a resident of Dutch Neck for 50 years and then Toms River for 20 years before moving to Lakewood in 2016. She was a graduate of Mercer Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1946 where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  Throughout her career, Alberta was employed with Princeton Hospital and Mercer Hospital and later became a School Nurse in Walter C. Black Elementary School in Hightstown and McKnight Elementary School in Twin Rivers. She was a long time member of the Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church.  In her spare time, Alberta loved to square dance, bike and do water aerobics.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Predeceased by her parents, Sherman R. and Pearl (Flock) Britton; her sister, Evelyn Worthington and her brother, Sherman R. Britton, II; she is survived by her husband of 73 years, Vernon E. Roszel; her daughter, Jill E. Stults and her husband, Stanley C. Stults, Jr.; her son, V. Jacque Roszel and his wife, Cyndee Roszel; her two grandchildren, Brian Stults and Amy Giovanelli; and her five great-grandchildren.

Due to the current temporary regulations in our state and nation, a private cremation and graveside service will be held at Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dutch Neck, NJ.

For those who wish to honor Alberta, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church, 154 South Mill Rd., Dutch Neck, NJ 08550.

Please visit Alberta’s permanent memorial site at We encourage all to share memories, words of comfort or leave a message of condolence for the family. Perhaps share a favorite story or special way Alberta touched your heart.  Each one will help provide comfort and hope to all who read the remembrances.

You are welcome to plant a tree, light a candle, or post a photograph of Alberta via the website.

Arrangements are under the direction of the A.S. Cole Son & Co. Funeral Home, 22 North Main Street, Cranbury, NJ.