Henry John Rotters

October 8, 1918January 8, 2013

Henry John Rotters passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Alexian Village. He was born in Shelton, CT on October 8, 1918 to Fredericka Meyer and Otto Henry Rotters. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. He was retired as Major from the United States Army Chemical Corps. He served overseas in WWII and in the U.S. Army Reserve. A graduate of Philadelphia University, Henry was an Industrial Chemist. He was a former member of American Associates of Textile Chemists and Colorists; Elks Lodge of Dalton, GA; Reserve Officers Association; Red Cross Volunteer and Boy Scouts of America Troop Leader. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Virginia Hurlock Rotters, his second wife, Mary C. St. Cin Rotters and a brother, William H. Rotters. Survivors include his daughter, Constance Rotters (Charles) Blake; two sons, Richard John (Gail) Rotters and Lawrence Joseph (Betsy) Rotters; sister, Dorothy Rotters Hult; grandchildren, Jamie Rotters (Louis) Morton, Lauren Rotters (Jared) Kolter and Alison Rotters as well as great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father James Vick officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 South Moore Road. A rosary service will be held at 7:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.


  • Funeral Mass Friday, January 11, 2013

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william holscher

December 27, 2013

It was my privilege to know Henry, but only briefly, and via eBay (a radio sale)...we had many e.mail exchanges after that, and I discovered what an interesting life he had led, and he was obviously a very fine person. My condolences to his family. Just wish I had been able to meet him in person.
I am sorry to have just learned of his passing.

January 13, 2013

Henry was our next-door neighbor on Beverly Drive in Dalton for many years after we moved there in 1977, and he was very much a surrogate grandfather to our two young daughters. Now grown and with children of their own, they remember him fondly, as do we, and all of us were saddened to learn of his death. He was a fine man indeed, and this world is a bit poorer for his leaving it. May he rest in peace.
John and Marilyn Hutcheson

January 9, 2013

Henry, it was truly our pleasure in knowing you. You were so good to Mary and all of Mary's children and grandchildren. Thank you for your love and friendship. God's blessings for you always. You fought a good fight! Much Love, Paul, Liz, PJ, Sarah, Brian, Kevin, Michael, and Patrick St.Cin