Rosanne Dobruck

Resident of Dahlonega

Mrs. Rosanne Dobruck, age 77, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017.

Mrs. Dobruck, fondly known as “Roz” was born and raised in the small town of Herkimer, New York on June 29, 1940 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Raymonda Grande.  She eventually fled to warmer weather in Florida where she raised four beautiful daughters.  In the 1990s she and her husband visited the North Georgia Mountains and she quickly fell in love with Dahlonega. She and her husband have been residents ever since, and started a local company known as Dobruck Construction.  Roz was a strong and compassionate woman, great listener, and wonderful cook.  She was famous for her spaghetti and sweet tea.  Roz was a true friend and confidant and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband Walter Dobruck, Dahlonega; daughter Marion Oppenheimer, Palm Harbor, FL; daughters and sons in law Cheri and Kenny Livernois, Tarpon Springs, FL; Vicky and Mark Drake, New Port Richey, FL; Theresa and Peter Ripa, Escondido, CA; Debbie and Gary Buchanan, Auburndale, FL; sons and daughters in law Mark and Angie Dobruck, Haines City, FL; J.R. and Faith Dobruck; 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment followed in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812