Matthew "Mike" Rosta

April 5, 2013       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Matthew “Mike” Rosta, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 3, in Brookings, Ore., where he resided.

Mr. Rosta was born Nov. 25, 1930 in Hungary. 

He was employed with Bush and Perfetto Plumbing and Heating in Carthage, N.Y., for over seven years. He began Rosta Plumbing and Heating in Carthage before moving to California in 1979. After moving, he owned and operated Golden Haven Spa in Calastoga, Calif.

He married Korleen Kelly on April 23, 1960, at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Watertown, the couple has been married for 53 years. 

Mr. Rosta was proud to be a Hungarian and proud to be an American.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters I. Jean Rosta, Brookings, Ore., and Sherry Lynn Rubio, Napa, Calif., several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

A sister, Irma, died in 2006.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Black River Cemetery. 

Local arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. 

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Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and, Watertown.