Edward M. Rossi, Jr., 59, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away April 13, 2016 in Port Charlotte. He was born February 18, 1957 in Jermyn, Pennsylvania to Edward and Elizabeth Rossi.
Ed graduated from Lakeland High School in 1975 and then received extensive training as an electrician at Newport News Ship Building Plant in Virginia. Shortly thereafter, Ed started a very successful electrical contracting business in North Eastern Pennsylvania known as Dunmore Electric. He then relocated to western Florida where he owned and operated a successful electrical maintenance company in Port Charlotte. Ed later expanded his business by creating Charlotte County Generators where he was recognized as one of Florida’s top Generac emergency generator installation experts. Ed loved to fish and travel especially by cruise liner where he made many memories with his wife Olga. Olga preceded Ed in death after 14 wonderful years of marriage.
Ed is survived by a daughter, Kristen (Josh) Plocinski stationed in Japan, a son Edward (Karen) Rossi, III of Grove City, Ohio; a stepson, Anthony Perrone of Port Charlotte, FL., a stepdaughter, Dana Perrone of Gainesville, FL., a brother, Wayne( Patti) Rossi of Dover, DE.; a sister, Darlene (Carl) Fron of Montdale, PA.; his parents, Edward Sr. and Betty Rossi of Mayfield, Pa.; three grandchildren, Gavin Rossi, Coltin Rossi and Grayson Plocinski.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 9:30AM to 10:30 AM at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00AM, Thursday April 21, 2016 at San Antonio Catholic Church, Port Charlotte. Entombment will follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda.
Friends and loved ones may visit at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Chapel.