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Birth: 25 Jun 1925 Newark, N.J.
Death: 13 Dec 2006 Tunkhannock, Pa.
Burial: 16 Dec 2006 Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock, Pa.
Joe was in the United States Army for 13 years, 10 months and 11 days. He received two Purple Hearts,
and silver and bronze stars. He also had a battlefield commission.
Joseph and his family reside at RD 1, Box 363, Factoryville, Pa. 18419.
Source of Information: Carmela DeCarlo, Chris Rossi
27 Jun 2012 email from Louise Rossi Hill
1930 in Newark, N.J. as Giuseppe
ssn no # issued in NJ before 1951 last resid Factoryville, Pa.
Times Leader, The (Wilkes Barre, PA) - Friday, December 15, 2006
Deceased Name: JOSEPH ROSSI, DECEMBER 13, 2006
Joseph D. Rossi, 81, of Tunkhannock, died Wednesday evening at Tyler Memorial Hospital, in
Tunkhannock. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Christine Bowman Rossi.
He was born on June 25, 1925, in Newark, New Jersey, a son of the late Michael and Anna Conti Rossi.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II and Korea, where he received a
battlefield commission, the Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, and the Purple Heart.
After his service to our country he was a self-employed truck driver.
He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Tunkhannock, a member of the Endless Mountain
Bowling League and the Chaplin of the 2nd Infantry Division. He also had great enjoyment for flying and
spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Chelsey.
He is survived by his sons, Mickey Rossi, of Tunkhannock; and David Rossi and his wife, Kim, of
Tunkhannock; daughters JoAnna DeRemer and husband Al, of Tunkhannock; and Tina Moreck and husband
Bill, of Tunkhannock; brothers O'Neil Rossi, of Tunkhannock; and sister Louise Frate, of Durham, NC;
grandchildren Stephanie, Stacey, Will, Christine and Kira; great-grandchildren Kael, Kylie and Blake;
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2006, at the Tunkhannock Assembly of God
Church at 10 a.m. with Pastor Rick Wormer. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock, today
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to David and Kim Rossi for the care of
Mickey at 23 Putnam St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Edition: MAIN
ROSSI Michael Dominic (9 Sep 1898 - 24 Nov 1984)
CONTI Anna (16 Jul 1904 - 31 Mar 1984)
ROSSI O'Neil (12 Jun 1924 - 12 Apr 2012)
ROSSI Joseph (25 Jun 1925 - 13 Dec 2006)
ROSSI Louise Bruna ()
Marriage To CAPANO Connie ()
CAPANO Anthony ()
RACIOPPI Theresa ()
Marriage To BOWMAN Christine (12 Feb 1940 - 15 Jun 1997)
m. 10 Mar 1955
BOWMAN Clarence Bisil ()
HARTSOCK Charmie Lee ()
Children by BOWMAN Christine 12 Feb 1940 - 15 Jun 1997
ROSSI Michael (Mickey) ()
ROSSI JoAnna ()
ROSSI David ()
ROSSI Tina Louise ()
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