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Mario C. Rossi

December 31, 1969 August 9, 2012
Mario C. Rossi
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Mario Rossi passed away on Thursday, August 9th at Rush Oak Park Hospital. He suffered from end stage prostate cancer, kidney failure, congestive heart problems and dementia. He passed peacefully. Mr. Rossi was born on April 25, 1925, the son of Andrea Rossi and Teresa Armellino. He had two sisters, Jospehine Nocerino and Angeline Peppler, as well as a half-sister JoAnne and a step-mother Antoinette. Mr. Rossi married Eunice M. Brison, and the couple had one daughter, Relling Westfall, before they divorced in 1957. Mr. Rossi married Bernice A. Alexunas in1987. His second wife died in 1999; his first wife died in 2004. Mr. Rossi is survived by his sister Angeline Peppler of Redlands, California, his daughter Relling and her husband Bill Westfall, along with two grandsons, Nicholas and John Westfall, of Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Rossi is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Rossi served in the Army during the Korean War, from which he was honorably discharged at the rank of corporal. Mr. Rossi worked as an electrician, and also installed alarms in buildings. A funeral service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park on Friday, August 17th at 11:00 a.m.

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