Joseph A. Rosa

October 21, 1947 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Joseph Rosa Obituary

Joseph A. Rosa, 76, of Sharpsville passed away peacefully on January 30th, 2024 at UPMC Jameson in New Castle, PA.

Joseph was born October 21st, 1947 to Theresa A. (Garofoli) and Lewis A. Rosa in Sharon, PA. He was a graduate of Sharpsville High School. On February 17th, 1968 he married his wife, Kathleen (Weldon) Rosa. After high school Joseph worked for Western & Southern Life. Later on, he worked various car dealerships, but ended his career working for Mel Grata Chevrolet in the Sales department. Joseph belonged to St. Bartholomew Church.

He enjoyed many things such as golfing, coaching both little league and midget football, and was a Cleveland Browns and Indians fan. Joseph enjoyed spending time with his family but especially with his grandchildren and great-grandson.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Kathleen Rosa, daughter, April Rosa, grandchildren, Jasmine E. Williams (Fiancé, Kaleb Jones), Jordan A. Williams, great-grandson, Kaden Jones, sons life partner, Joana Mariotti, sister in laws, Maureen Weldon, Patty (Chuck) Jones ,brother in-law, Tom (Deb) Weldon, sister in-laws, Bonnie (Larry) Herrmann, Donna (Henry) Thomas, niece, Theresa Jones (significant other, Scott Sethman), nephew, Lewis A. Rosa III (Liz) and many other nieces and nephews, good neighbors, Ken (Tracy) Robertson, special friends, Nick (Mary) Sveda.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Joseph A. Rosa Jr., sister, Mary Anne Rosa, brothers, Lewis A. Rosa and Pasquale “Pat” A. Rosa, niece, Evan Grace Thomas.

If you wish, a donation in Joseph’s honor can be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital 262 Danny Thomas PI, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Shenango Valley Animal Shelter 2599 Broadway Rd. Hermitage, PA 16148.

Friends may call Monday, February 5th, 2024 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am in the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA 16148.

Funeral services will be held Monday February 5th, 2024 at 11:00 am in the SHERMAN Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Rosa officiating.

Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory Hermitage, PA.

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February 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home
2201 Highland Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

Funeral Service
February 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home
2201 Highland Road
Hermitage, PA 16148


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