Mary T. Rossi
Mary T. Rossi, age 97, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2010. Mary was born in Newark, DE on August 6, 1912 to the late Octavio and Elizabeth (Giansanti) George. During WWII she worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad as a lathe operator. A gifted homemaker, Mary enjoyed cooking, knitting, ceramics and was a talented seamstress. She was an avid Phillies fan and never missed the Lawrence Welk Show. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, but her greatest love was for her beloved family. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Rossi, who died in 2002; and daughter, Julia Rossi, who passed away as an infant. She is survived by children, John M. Rossi of Port Charlotte, FL, Albert J. Rossi of Arcadia, FL, Loretta G. Frisoli of Wilmington, DE, Renard Rossi of Englewood, FL and Robert R. Rossi of Port Deposit, MD; 16 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and 6 great great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle. A visitation will be held from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the funeral home.