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Louis J. Rossi, Sr.

Funeral Services were held privately on Thursday, October 19th for Louis J. Rossi, Sr., who died following a brief illness on Sunday, October 15th at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere. He was 95 years old and passed one month before his 96th birthday.

Louis was born & raised in Boston’s North End. He was educated in Boston Public Schools and was an alumnus of Boston English High School, Class of 1939. He furthered his education at a Trade School earning a certificate as a Boiler Engineer 1st Class. Like many men of his generation, Louis enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country during World War II. During his time in the Army, he operated a “Side Gunner” on a P-17 Bomber. He returned home to the North End after his honorable service. On June 11, 1950, Louis married Mildred T. Bucci. The couple remained in the North End where together they began their family. In 1965, Louis relocated his family to Revere, where they remain today. Louis had a 30 + year career as a Supervisor of Maintenance at Massport Authority.  Louis had a love for baseball, especially the Boston Red Sox. A special highlight was when Louis was able to meet Ted Williams with his family.  He also will be remembered as a dedicated family man who loved nothing more than simply spending time with them. Humble, gentle & kind is exactly how Louis Rossi will be remembered.

He is the loving & dedicated husband of Mildred T. (Bucci) Rossi of Revere, together they shared 67 years of marriage. The cherished father of Louis J. Rossi & his wife Joan A. of Saugus, Cathy A. Cecere & her husband Daniel, Mildred T. Cooke & her husband Donald of Wakefield and the late Richard Rossi. He is the adored grandfather of 10 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren. He was the dear brother of 8 late brothers & sisters. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grand nephews.


Funeral Services were Private.

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  1. Cherise McLeod
    Oct 23 2017


    I am so sorry for your loss of your dad, he sure was a great man. I just found out, I also don’t have facebook anymore. Again I am very sorry.


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