Roseanne Kehr

September 15, 1963December 4, 2012
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Roseanne Godwin Kehr, of Pine Beach, was born on September 15th in Bangkok, Thailand in 1963. She died peacefully on December 4th, 2012 after a long courageous battle with Ovarian Cancer. Roseanne recently retired from her position as Special Needs Teacher with the Freehold Township School District for 16 1/2 years. Roseanne loved to draw and was even awarded an Art Award in 1993 from Ocean County College. Roseanne received her MA in Technology from Georgian Court College. Roseanne was pre-deceased by her father Francis Godwin, father-in-law Daniel R. Kehr, Sr., step-father Victor Berger and brother-in-law Thomas P. Earley. She is survived by her loving husband Daniel R. Kehr, Jr. and their daughters Jade and Jamie. She is also survived by her mother Marie Godwin Berger of Marlton, NJ; mother-in-law Agnes Kehr of Somerset, NJ; her brother Frank Godwin and his wife Amy of Sinking Spring, PA; her sisters Marie Godwin of Columbus, OH, Bernadette Godwin of Philadelphia, PA, Lynda Earley and Gary Reedell of Ewing, NJ, Debe Lindenberger and Diane Hernandez of Queensbury, NY and Michelle Kehr of Somerset. She is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews and great-nephews as well as extended family and friends. The family would like to send a heartfelt Thank You to all of the neighbors, co-workers at her school district, family and friends who supported us during this journey. We truly appreciate your support and love. We extend a special thanks to Laura and Will D. of Pine Beach. You are Roseanne’s Guardian Angel; we cannot thank you enough for all that you have done. We would also like to thank Father Stas’ and Mary; Dr. Sinha, Dr. Shah and Dr. J. Parkih and their office staff; Donna R., the staff that took such good care of her on 4 B; Toms River South Guidance Dept.; Freehold Board of Education, PTO from Pine Beach Elementary; Beachwood Municipal Alliance; Susan and Jerry of Community Surgical; Robbie, Mary Jane, Robyn, Lisa V, Kristi, Laurel, Natalie, Leslie, Toni and Julie, Barbara, Tammy, Bridgette, Patty, Patrice, Julie, Bernadette, Jeannie, Cheryl, Nardy, Sue and Ann; Mary, Charlene and Ellen, Pam, Nancy, Jill, Debbie; Ritty and Diane, Tim and Bill, Sandy, Tonianne, Roseann , Fred and Jackie and Grazia and Jim; and many others who are not mentioned, you know who you are, Thank You. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St. Toms River. A funeral mass will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 33 Woodland Road, Bayville, NJ. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be made by visiting



  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • FUNERAL MASS Monday, December 10, 2012


  • Cremation is private

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Alexandra Figueroa

January 17, 2013

Mrs. Kehr you were an amazing teacher and friend. You were truly an angel on earth and i have always looked up to you. I will never be the teacher you were but i will keep you alive in all my teaching. I miss you. To Mr. Kehr and your daughters i am so sorry for your loss my heart and prayers are with you all. Mrs Kehr was and will always be dear to my heart.

Michelle Anderson

December 13, 2012

Rose, I wish we could have gotten together over the years, I have often thought about you and our friendship in high school. You were my best friend back then, and I will never forget your beautiful smile. God bless you, Love Michelle (Miki)

December 10, 2012

Dan, Jade and Jamie: We are so sorry for your loss. God Bless all of you. The Stueber Family, Nancy , Bill , Scott and Todd

Rob and Doreen Brown

December 10, 2012

Dan, Jade and Jamie Please accept our sympathy in your loss.

Jaime Rivello/ Nick McGrath

December 10, 2012

Dear Kehr Family,
Mrs. Kehr will forever be in our memories and hearts. I cannot tell you how much of an impact you had on Nicholas ' life and education. You were an amazing teacher and person. We were lucky enough to get to know you and have you as a teacher for two years. Our thoughts and prayers go to your family at this time. Our family will remember all the things you taught Nick. You always managed to fill his bucket and make him feel special. It's these things that contributed to helping Nick and we will never forget you.


December 9, 2012

We are so very sorry about your loss Danny, Jade and Jamie. Roseanne was a great woman. We will continue praying for you all. Love you, Scott, Jill, Jennifer and Becca

Jacquelyn Goetz

December 8, 2012

Mrs. Kehr, I hope you know how many lives you touched..We are heartsick over your passing. You were one of the biggest influences in PJ's life, mine as well. I feel Blessed & thankful that he had you as his teacher in 1st & 4th grades..We will never forget you. God Bless. With love, The Goetz Family especially Jackie & PJ Goetz xo

Jane K. - 4B

December 8, 2012

To The Kehr Family,
You are all in the hearts and prayers of many. As you grieve,please know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Roseanne.

Alaina Barrett

December 8, 2012

My deepest condolences to your family. Every time I spoke with her she exuded such pride and love for her girls. My prayers are with you all through this heartbreaking time.

Lynn and Lizzy Montague

December 8, 2012

Mr. Kehr, Jade, and Jamie,
We are so very sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.