Paul Peter Rossi, 91, of Apex, formerly of Beaver Falls, PA, passed away in his sleep Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Apex, NC.
Paul was born in Ellwood City, PA to the late James Baptista Rossi and Philomena Rose DeMauro Rossi. Paul was a disabled American Veteran who enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and socializing with his friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Inez Simonde Contino Rossi; sisters, Mary Russo of New Castle, PA, Carolyn Lonnett of Beaver Falls, PA, Agnes Cosentino of Hillsville, PA; brothers, Peter Rossi of New Castle, PA, and Dominick Rossi of Ellwood City, PA.
Paul is survived by his sons, David Rossi and his wife Kimberly of Apex, NC, and Frank Dale Contino of Palmetto Bay, FL; daughter, Gerri Contino Frick and her husband, Joel of Nokomis, FL; brothers, John Rossi of New Castle, PA, and Anthony Rossi of Ellwood City, PA; sisters, Theresa DeCaro of Ellwood City, PA, and Rose Fusetti of Oregon; grandchildren, James Anthony Rossi and his wife, Courtney of Ashville, NC, Elizabeth Anne Rossi and fiancé, Marc Davis of Park City, Utah, Christine Daugherty-Guthrie and husband, Daniel of Sarasota, FL, and Patrick Daugherty of Venice, FL; great grandchild, Ava Sophia Rossi; nephew, Frank Lonnett and his wife, Chris Hvezda of Raleigh, NC; and many other nieces, nephews and extended family.
A memorial service will be held 7pm Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Apex Funeral Home Chapel, 550 W. Williams St, Apex, NC 27502. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be at a later date in Grandview Cemetery, Beaver Falls, PA.
Memorials may be made to St. Baldrick's Foundation at:
Condolences may be sent to www.ApexFuneral.net