• Karl L. Rosenberg


    July 7, 2022

    Karl L. Rosenberg, 79, of 212 N. Main Street, Malta House North Syracuse, NY died Thursday July 7, 2022 at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital from complications from pneumonia. Born Sept. 12, 1942 in Jamesville, he was the son of the late Leon and Edna Rosenberg. Karl grew up working on the family dairy farm in Pompey Center for 40 years. He graduated from Cazenovia High School in 1960 and then attended Morrisville College where he majored in Agriculture. In July of 1962 he married his high school sweetheart, Kay Parker and later had 5 children. He eventually took over running the family farm and owned it until 1987. He was very active in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) and was President his senior year. For hobbies he bowled in the men’s Monday night league for over 20 years. He enjoyed hunting and snowmobiling with family & friends, playing golf in the summer, and making maple syrup in the spring. After retiring, what he looked forward to most were weekly card games with his siblings, along with family gatherings and bus trips to the casino. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his sisters Edna Nicholas, and Carol Purcell and brother Wesley Rosenberg. Survivors besides wife Kay, include his sisters Margaret Lesser, Alma Mapstone, and brothers Ronald Rosenberg, and Gerald (Butch) Rosenberg. Other surviving family members include his five children Timothy Rosenberg (Jennifer), Suzanne Zabek (Scott Walker), Teresa Roth (Greg), Nancy Cooper (Todd), Cynthia Taladay (William), fourteen grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews who knew him as Uncle Sonny. Calling hours will be Tuesday, July 12th from 4-7pm at the Ayer & Zimmer Funeral Home at 38 Sullivan St., Cazenovia, with a graveside service Wednesday, July 13th at 11 am at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, 6800 East Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville. Donations can be made in Karl’s name to PACE CNY / Loretto Foundation, 700 E, Brighton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13202 or online at www.Loretto CNY. org.

                                        AYER & ZIMMER F.H.

                                     CAZENOVIA 315-655-810