Obituary of George Leo Rossi
George Leo Rossi, age 96, of Schwenksville, PA passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Bridgeport, PA on April 11, 1923, the son of the late Rocco Rossi, Sr. and the late Carmella (DeCredo) Rossi.
George has been living in Schwenksville for 42 years, formerly of Skippack and King of Prussia, PA.
George owned and operated his own business as an auto mechanic. He was a hard-working, giving and generous man who loved his family immensely. George was a star football player at Upper Merion High School, owned and ran race cars, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards.
George honorably served in the U.S. Navy and was a World War II Veteran who earned the following medals, ribbons, and insignia: Asiatic Pacific, Amphib Ins., American Area, European African (2) Stars, Victory, Philippine Liberation, and Good Conduct.
George is survived by his beloved wife, Hattie E. (Turnage) Rossi of Schwenksville, with whom he would have celebrated 73 years of marriage on December 24th of this year.
He is also survived by four daughters, Diane (& Charles) Steinberger of Collegeville, Rosalie (& Dennis) Lacy of Zieglerville, Pamela (& Michael) Rubeo of Schwenksville and Michele (& Douglas) Rumberger of Schwenksville; and son, Ronald (& Rachel) Rossi of Spring Mount; brother, Rocco Rossi, Jr.; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Amanda, Brenda, Dennis Jr., Stephanie, Melissa, Joshua and Isabelle; seven great grandchildren, Aaron, Samantha, Anthony, Gianna, Joseph, Makenzie and Sophia; two great-great grandchildren, Vanille and Auron;
as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Along with his parents and siblings, George was preceded in death by his son, George L. Rossi, Jr.
George’s Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 224 West Main Street, Trappe, PA 19426.
Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing on Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home.
Interment will take place in Limerick Garden of Memories, Limerick, PA.
Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 224 West Main Street, Trappe, PA, (610) 489-7900.
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