Carl J.  Rosso

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“Carl and I grew up together on 13th Street. We went through Boone Elementary, Hawthorne Junior High and Lorain High School, graduating in 1950. ...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Skura - Los Angeles, CA

“So sorry about your loss Carl was a great guy allways their to help Out may God watch over your time of need your Family be in our thoughts...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Tina - Lorain, OH

“May your memories bring peace and lighten your sorrow. May you take comfort in knowing God's newest angel is watching over all of you. Gary and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: The Gary Dodson Family - Amherst, OH

“our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of great loss!!!!!!! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: the Wasem family - amherst, OH

“Aunt Pauline and family, We are deeply sorry to hear about Uncle Carl's death. He was a wonderful man and while we did not live near, we always...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Henry Padgett - MN

“Our deepest sympathy to the family of a wonderful man. May God Bless and keep you. It's been a pleasure being Carl's neighbor for the past 15 years. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Arlinda Keaton and Family - OH

“God Bless ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Russell A. Wasem - Louisville, KY


Carl Rosso, age 80, of Lorain passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home.
Carl was born on July 5, 1932 in Lorain, Ohio to Joseph and Lena (nee Temerario) Rosso. He was a graduate of Lorain High School. He enlisted with the United States Navy on May 2, 1951 and served his country for a period during the Korean War. While enlisted he received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on April 6, 1955.
He was employed by Columbia Gas, retiring in 1998 at the age of 65. He was a lifelong member of the Church of St. Peter, Lorain. Carl enjoyed roller skating and gambling. He had a passion for genealogy, discovering and preserving his family's history. A talented craftsman he enjoyed woodworking, creating numerous furniture pieces. Carl was a wonderful and giving man, always there to help out his family and friends.
Carl is survived by his wife of 56 years, Pauline (nee Cote) sons, Donald (Marilyn) Rosso, of Amherst and Joseph (Angela) Rosso, of Avon; daughters, Gloria (Steve) Maxwell, of Lorain and Denise (David Adams) Rosso, of Oberlin; grandchildren, Jerry Harkless, Rachel Merry, Carl (Kara) Rosso, Pamela Merry and Joshua Rosso; great-granddaughter, Caylee Ann Harkless.
He was preceded in death by his parents,Joseph and Lena; and siblings, Samuel Rosso, Joanne Zelnik, Tony Rosso, Carl Rosso (at age 4) and Lillian Romanski.
The Rosso family will receive friends on Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. A memorial service will follow the visitation in the funeral center at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Fr. Craig Hovanec, Pastor of the Church of St. Peter, will officiate. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the VFW Post #451. Private family inurment will take place at a later date.

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