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“Dear Claudia We just found out about rocky. Our prayers are with you. We have missed his smiling face. Erv and Heidi ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Erv & Heidi Minard - Englewood, FL

“Dear Aunt Claudia , Lisa and Cindy : All three of you are in my thoughts and prays I only wish I could have been there for you. Uncle Eddie will...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Venafra - Havertown, PA

“I would like to thank everyone for coming to the service and for being apart of my Dad's life. He was a good man and I will miss him more than words...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Downing - englewood, FL

“Claudia, Lisa, and Cindy - I'm so glad I got to see you all today, and I'm so sad for your loss of Diane and Rocky. You have all been such dear...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Judith Pacitti Nolasco - FL

“To all the Rossi family our paryers and thoughts are with you. Remembering all the happy times will give you the strengh to get you though the coming...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: miriam ruff - Englewood, FL

“I'll remember Rocky as someone who always had a smiling face and wouldn't hesitate to stop and talk to you. We would talk about Philly sports and how...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ken Lathrope - Englewood, FL

“Dear Claudia and Family, we are so sorry so hear about Rocky, we know he will be missed, and is it not easy to lose somebody like him. Our Prayer...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Erv and Heidi Minard - Englewood, FL

“your inour thoughts and prayers. and rocky will be deeply missed .. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: michael kasdan & family - FL

“The Shaw family would like to offer our condolences for your loss and our prayers are with you in this difficult time. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Donnie Shaw - wesley Chapel, FL

“Claudia you and your family are in my prayers. I feel so blessed to have known Rocky. I'll never forget his eyes or the fact that I wanted to marry...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Pacitti Wells - Valrico, FL


Edmond J. "Rocky" Rossi, 73 of Englewood, Florida died March 15, 2010. He was born May 13, 1936 in Havertown, Pennsylvania to Rinaldo and Margaret Rossi. He moved to the Englewood area in 1980 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was employed by Publix of Englewood at Merchants Crossing. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church, the Eagles Lodge and the Moose Lodge all of Englewood. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Claudia Rossi; his daughters, Lisa ( Robert) Rossi Maynard of Ellijay, Georgia and Cindy (Paul) Downing of Englewood, Florida; his brother, Carman Rossi, sisters, Jenny Venafra and Rita Odorisio all of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Chasity Hanners, Margaret Schaufus and Daniel Downing and great grandchildren, Joel, Zoe and D.J. He was predeceased by his son, Edmond, Jr. and his daughter, Diana Rossi. Visitation will be held from noon until 2:00 p.m. with funeral services to follow on Friday at Lemon Bay Funeral Home Englewood Chapel. You may express your condolences to the family at lemonbayfh.com