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Rocco F. "Rocky" Rossi
May 29, 2024


Rocco F. “Rocky” Rossi, of Derry, NH, passed away on Tuesday, May 28th. He was 86. Born and raised in Boston's North End, he was the cherished son of the late Francis and Mary (Couco) Rossi. Rocky was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching all the sports games and checking the stats on all the players. Rocky loved to cook his Italian dishes for his family and friends while listening to Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Roselli and Dean Martin. Rocky’s biggest passion was being a Papa. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and attended all of their sporting events.

Rocky was the beloved husband of the late Carol A. (Linden) Rossi. He was the dear brother of Marie Ponzo and the late Francis Rossi. He was the devoted father of Linda Rossi of Derry, NH, and Judith Rossi Fumicello and her husband John of Brockton. He was the loving Papa of Gina Smith, Christopher Kelley, Denise Fumicello, Kayla Campagnone, Leanne Harrington, Rachel Ann Kieley and J.J Kieley. He was the caring Great Papa of Bobby, Sandra, Ava, Francesca, Enzo and William. Rocky is also survived by many loving family members and friends.

On behalf of Rocky’s wishes, all services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rocco’s and Carol’s name to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorials Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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Dello Russo Funeral Service
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Medford, MA 02155