Ralph A. Rossi, Sr.

Born: Mon., Dec. 5, 1927
Died: Tue., Jun. 14, 2011


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 16, 2011
Location: Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Fri., Jun. 17, 2011
Location: St. Bartholomew Catholic Church

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Ralph A. Rossi, Sr., 83, of 4673 Ivanhoe Road Sharpsville, passed away at 1:30am, Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 peacefully at Countryside Convalescent Home, Mercer, PA.
Mr. Rossi, Sr. was born in Sharpsville, PA on December 5, 1927, the son of the late Virginio and Nora (Falvo) Rossi.
He was a Sharpsville High School Graduate, and attended Barber School in Pittsburgh, PA.
Mr. Rossi was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Sharpsville, and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War.
He was the Co-Owner of Rossi Barber Shop in Sharpsville.  Started his employment at age 12 in a poultry shop, at age 13 he worked for A & P grocery store. After high school he worked for Sharon Steel Corporation, he was also a salesman for Armour Meats, an insurance agent for Western Southern Insurance.
Enjoyed hunting and fishing, time spent at his cabin in Kane, PA at Four Corners, had numerous Beagles and German Short Hairs.
He was the husband of Marie J. (Miodrag) Rossi. Married on October 17, 1964, who survives at home.
Besides his wife surviving are son: Ralph A. (Tiffany) Rossi, Jr. of W. Middlesex, PA. daughters: Traci (Jon) Multari of Hermitage, PA, Shari (Brent) Sollberger of Vienna, OH, 3 grandchildren: Michael A. Rossi, Mark A. Rossi, Mason A. Sollberger, and brother: Virgil J. Rossi of Sharpsville, PA.
Preceded in death by: parents, and sister Linda Marie Rossi on January 10, 2009.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday June 16, 2011 from 5-8pm in the Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage, PA.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Sharpsville, PA, at 10:00am on Friday, June 17th, 2011 with Father Matthew Kujawinski officiating.
Entombment at St. Rose Mausoleum. Hermitage, PA.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Countryside Convelescent Home, 8221 Lamor Road, Mercer, PA in his memory.

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Chris Dougherty
   Posted Wed June 15, 2011
Dear Ralph, Tiffany, Michael and Mark,

I am so sorry that your beloved father, father-in-law and grandfather has died. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything at all please let me know.

With love and sympthany,
Chris Dougherty

Larry and Marsha Currie
   Posted Thu June 16, 2011
To Tracy & Jon and all the family and friends of Ralph Rossi, we wish to express our sincere sympathy and condolences. You are in our prayers.

Don Yoest
   Posted Fri June 17, 2011
To my dear friend Virgil and Ralph''s entire family, Please accept our family''s most sincere condolences and prayers of comfort for your loss. Ralph was a great guy and we enjoyed sharing about the German Shorthair breed at the shop. The painful loss of our loved ones is only tempered by the fond memories that we shared together. May our Lord provide each of you with nothing but great memories of Ralph.

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