Cora Roulette Dove passed from this life on Monday, June 28, 2021 at Meritus Medical Center at the age of 93. She was a beloved teacher, friend,and family member.
Born on July 14, 1927, she was the daughter of the late J. Fred and Estella (Remsburg) Roulette.
Cora lived her entire life on the family farm near Sharpsburg, graduating from Boonsboro High School in 1945. She received a Bachelor's Degree from Shepherd College and a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland.
Cora had a 37 year career as a teacher of Home Economics and Home Care Management. Over the years she taught at The Hagerstown High School; Maugansville; South Potomac Middle School and E. Russell Hicks Middle School, retiring from Career Studies Center. After retirement she did evaluations for the External High School Certificate Program.
She was a lifelong member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ of Sharpsburg, a member of Delta Kappa Gamma; Washington County Teachers Association and MRSPA; NEA; AARP; National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, serving as Regent of Antietam Chapter for 15 years. She was also a member of the Eastern Star. Cora cared deeply for family and friends and was dedicated to supporting those close to her.
She is survived by two nieces, Ann Marie Downey and husband Lee, The Rev. Paula Roulette, and nephew Jay Roulette and wife Alice, numerous cousins, Mariah Marshall who thought of her as a grandmother, and many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, T. Russell Dove who died December 2, 2000; brother Paul F. Roulette, July 31, 1989 and sister Margaret R. Callas, February 4, 2007.
The family will receive friends from 3-5pm and 6-8pm on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, Maryland.
A committal service will begin at 9:15am Friday, July 2, 2021 at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg with a memorial service to follow at 10am at Christ Reformed UCC, 117 West Main Street, Sharpsburg, MD. The Rev. Darrell Layman will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ Reformed UCC, P.O. Box 503, Sharpsburg, MD 21782.