Rosanna Christina Hospelhorn

Rosanna Christina Hospelhorn (nee Carter), 91, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 in Milton, Mass.

Born in Carlisle, Ky., Chris graduated from Illinois Wesleyan, where she earned a degree in chemistry. She subsequently worked on the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and was employed at the University of Chicago. A lifelong reader, cook, seamstress and gardener, Chris was a cherished mother and grandmother. She raised her family in Saranac Lake and returned to Chicago, later moving to Milton, Mass.

Predeceased by her husband Verne and son Tom (Sharon Weiner), she is survived by her daughter Ann (Al Wallstrom), son Greg, granddaughters Emma and Sarah, and brother Tom Carter (Julialice).

Interment is private. Donations in her memory may be made to the Sierra Club.