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Clara Rosser

June 2, 1931 — January 6, 2022

Colonial Heights

Clara Mae Rosser, 90, of Colonial Heights, VA passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Ms. Rosser, a Petersburg native, was the daughter of the late William Henry Rosser, Sr and Lucille Brown Rosser. She was a graduate of Petersburg High School, an active member of Christ and Grace Episcopal Church and an avid supporter of the SPCA of Petersburg & Colonial Heights. She retired from the company she founded, Olde Petersburg Printers, which she ran for over 20 years. Ms. Rosser will be remembered as a woman who was deeply devoted to her family and friends, strong in her faith, a voracious reader, an adventurer at heart, and a diehard University of Virginia fan. She is survived by her sister, Mary Rosser; her nieces and nephews, Kathy Rosser Tierney (Bob), Laurie Rosser Pry (Shawn), and William Rosser III (Tanya); six great nieces and nephews; and six great-great- nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, William Henry Rosser Jr. and Shirley Spain Rosser. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Blandford Cemetery 319 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23803 with Reverend John Boucher officiating.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the SPCA of Petersburg & Colonial Heights, VA. Condolences may be registered at

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Monday, January 10, 2022

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Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia


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