Luigi “Louie” Rossi, age 88

of Quincy

Luigi “Louie” Rossi, age 88

Quincy, Luigi “Louie” Rossi, age 88, of Quincy, died peacefully, Saturday, November 17, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Luigi was born in Ceprano, Italy to the late Loreto and Rosa (Palleschi) Rossi. He was raised and educated there and immigrated to the United States in August of 1948 and had lived in Quincy for seventy years.

Louie was employed as a laborer in the construction industry for forty-seven years and retired in 1997. He was a longtime member of Local 133.

He was an avid gardener and enjoyed working around his home.

Louie was dedicated to his family and especially to his cherished grandchildren.

Beloved husband for sixty-one years of S. Genevieve (Stec) Rossi.

Devoted father of Paul Rossi and his late wife Andria of North Attleboro, Robert Rossi and his wife Patricia of Sparta, New Jersey, Frederick Rossi and his wife Gina of Weymouth, Jennifer Shaw and her husband Robert of Weymouth.

Loving grandfather of Michael Rossi, David Rossi, Katherine Rossi and Elizabeth Shaw.

One of four siblings, Luigi was pre-deceased by Adelina Rossi, Armando Rossi and Giovanna Ignagni.

He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Wednesday, November 21st at 11a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 12 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home Tuesday 4 – 7 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Luigi’s memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Memorial Contributions, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

The Rossi family would like to thank the dedicated staffs at both the Dana Farber Cancer Clinic in South Weymouth and the South Shore Hospice for their outstanding care and comfort.

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