In Remembrance of Louis R. Del Rosso
Louis R. Del RossoDunmore, PA August 13, 1924 ~ October 17, 2012 Date of Service: October 20, 2012
Louis R. Del Rosso, 88, of Dunmore, died Wednesday night in the V.N.A. Hospice of Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Virginia Tarver of Millen, Georgia, who passed away in 1985.
Born in Dunmore, son of the late Ralph and Esther Cupple Del Rosso, he was a graduate of Dunmore High School. He lived with his brother Ralph in Dunmore the past 27 years before residing in the Gino Merli Veterans Center in Scranton for the past year. He was a 25 year veteran of the U.S. Army and Air Force, having served all over the European Theater during World War II. Also, during the war, he was a Merchant Marine veteran. He was also formerly employed by the Golo Footwear, Dunmore.
Surviving is a brother, Ralph and his wife Joan, Dunmore; a sister Felicia Lehman and husband Charles, Aiken, SC; nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews, who Louis thoroughly enjoyed telling stories of the early times in Dunmore. He had a great recall and memory of many events that went on in the family.
He was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Madelyn, and a brother Gerard Del Rosso.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore. Interment will be in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gino Merli Veterans Center, 401 Penn Ave., 18503.