Ella Woodruff Dutcher Roming, 84, former president of the Women's Board of Foreign Missions of the Reformed Church in America, died Dec. 27 in Rochester, N.Y.
For the past four years, she had lived in Washington with a son, the Rev. Dr. Edgar D. Roming, ractor of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany here.
At the time of her death, Mrs. Roming was visiting another son, the Rev. David W. Roming, pastor of the Downtown United Presbyterian Church in Rochester.
She was the widow of the Rev. Dr. Edgar Frankin Roming, senior minister of the Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in New York City who died in 1964.
Born in New Jersey, Mrs. Roming was a graduate of Adelphi College. She took further work at Columbia University and taught in New Jersey public schools.
During World War II, she and her husband made the West End Collegiate Church in New York a center for Dutch relief and refugee work. Both were honored by the Netherlands government.
Later, Mrs. Roming was president of the board of the Presbysterian Home for Aged Women in New York.
In addition to her sons, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Louis Jaquinet, of Dennis, Mass., and seven grandchildren.