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Ermand "Herm" Rossi

February 7, 1925 ~ April 6, 2018 (age 93)
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Ermand "Herm "Rossi, 93, died April 6, 2018 at Hospice of the Valley, Hospice House.

Herm was born February 7, 1925 in Bessemer, PA, a son of Mattia and Johanna Bianchi Rossi.

Herm worked as a first burner at Bessemer Cement for 35 years.

He was a member of Victory Christian Center in Coitsville. Herm was a veteran of the United States Navy during WW II. He enjoyed fishing, reading his Bible, and spending time with his family.

One of his favorite past times was watching sports and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

He is survived by one daughter, Elaine (Jeffery) Martin of Petersburg; three sons, David (Marilyn) Rossi of Boardman, Daniel (Jodene) Rossi of New Castle, and Douglas (Cynthia) Rossi of Petersburg; one sister, Amelia Shull of Philadelphia, PA; six grandchildren, Brandon (Lauren) Egercic of Glendale, AZ, Ashley Rossi (Joel Hopper) of New Middletown, Todd Rossi of Petersburg, Erin Rossi of Edna, TX, Michael Rossi of New Castle, and Joe Rossi of New Castle; two step-grandchildren, Justin Martin of North Myrtle Beach, SC and Christopher (Kristi) Martin of Poland.

He was preceded in death by both his parents; one brother, Albert Rossi; and two sisters, Ann Blake and Mary Corapi.

Services will be held at Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, 270 N. Main St., Poland, Monday at 11:00AM with Bishop David Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Petersburg Cemetery.

Friends and family will be received today from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Monday from 10-10:45AM at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Victory Christian Center 3899 McCartney Rd., Lowellville, OH 44436 or Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Rd., Poland, OH 44514.

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