DENMARK TOWNSHIP — Leona R. Rossi, age 82, of Stanhope-Kelloggsville Road, Denmark Township, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 1, 2013, at her residence.
She was born August 10, 1931, in Cleveland, the daughter of Frank and Elva (Shifflett) Shine. Mrs. Rossi was married to the late Earl H. Rossi on Nov. 1, 1961.
She was a 1986 retired employee of Ohio Bell in Cleveland. She enjoyed bowling, cooking and gardening. Mrs. Rossi had been a resident of the Pierpont area the past 15 years coming from Lehigh, Fla.
She is survived by four children, Linda L. Patrizi of Cleveland, Judy A. (Leo) Harte of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., Eric D. (Shellie Cadmes) Rossi of Pierpont and Karen D. (John Walker) Culp of Austinburg Township; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers, George Shine of West Virginia and Raymond Manzi of Pierpont.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl in 2000; a son, Michael Patrizi; and a brother, Richard Shine.
No public calling hours or services will be held. All services will be private.
The Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, is handling arrangements. Guest book and obituary at fleming-billman.com and starbeacon.com.