Louis F. Roussel, 76, Of Cortlandt Manor

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – Louis F. Roussel, 76, of Cortlandt Manor, died on Monday, Jan. 19 after a four-year struggle following a lung transplant.

Roussel was born in the Bronx, New York, on June 11, 1938, to Louis Roussel and Martha Fahy Roussel. He stayed true to his roots as an avid Yankee fan. He served as an officer for the New York Police Department from 1968 to 1989.

In addition to his wife of 47 years, Carolann Burke Roussel, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Megan and Matt Yox; three grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law; one sister; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

He is predeceased by two brothers.

Services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Coffey's Funeral Home, 91 North Broadway, Tarrytown, New York. Funeral mass will be held on Friday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Church of the Magdalene, Tarrytown, New York. Burial will follow at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Patient Airlift Services here or Family House here

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