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Lolita Rossi

Obituary for Lolita Rossi

February 1, 1942 - June 3, 2022
Burlingame, California | Age 80


Lolita J. Rossi

February 1, 1942- June 3, 2022

Lolita Rossi passed away peacefully with her family at her side on June 3, 2022.

Lolita was born in Bandon, Oregon. At the age of two, she was brought to San Francisco where she grew up and attended Balboa high school. She resided with Mrs. Celeste Piaenti and Stella Regalia. Lolita found a mother in Mrs. Piaenti and in Stella, a sister.

Lolita grew up a strong woman that was able to hide any pain with a smile on her face. In 1960, Lolita met Emilio Rossi at the Sons of Italy club. They married on June 29, 1963. Their marriage was just 26 days shy of celebrating 59 years together. Together they had two children, Laura and Antonio and three beautiful grandchildren Ashley, Robert and Mia.

Lolita loved family gatherings, admired beautiful flowers, her animals, and a always enjoyed sitting outside on a nice, warm, sunny day. She loved to travel, especially on cruises, and occasionally enjoyed gambling in Reno and Las Vegas. When she was home, she loved to express her faithfulness to the 49er's by attending their games.

She is preceded in death by relative family members in Oregon, Italy, and several states around the country. Her closest mother and father figures included mother Celeste Piaenti, and mother and father in-law Esterina and Raffaello Rossi.

She is survived by:

Husband, Emilio Rossi

Son, Antonio Rossi
Grandson, Robert Rossi and Granddaughter, Mia Rossi
Mother of Grandson and Granddaughter, Heather Rossi

Daughter, Laura Scholes
Granddaughter, Ashley Erwin and Grandson in-law, Jeff Erwin
Father of Granddaughter, Eric Scholes
Mother of Grandson-in-law, Patricia Erwin

Brother-in-law, Pietro Rossi and Sister-in-law, Barbara Rossi
Nephew, Peter Rossi and wife, Shannon Rossi
Nephew, David Rossi and wife, Chasity Rossi
Great nephews, Vinni and Antonio Rossi

Sister, Sella Regalia
Nieces, Diane Perry (Rex) and Jeanette Perry-Thorson, and husband Rob Thorson
Nephew, Michael Perry
Sister, Rosalie and husband Jack Belcher, and other family members in Oregon.

She will be missed by all of us. We thank everyone for their support and presence during this difficult time. She loved all of you dearly.

Mass to be held at Our Lady of Angels Church on June 17, 2022 at 10 am at 1721 Hillside Dr, Burlingame, Ca, 94010.

Burial Ceremony following Mass at the Italian Cemetery at 540 F St, Colma, Ca, 94014.

Please join us for the lunch reception at the Basque Cultural Center at 599 Railroad Avenue, South San Francisco, Ca, 94080 between 12:30-1pm to celebrate Lolita's life.

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Crosby-N. Gray & Co. - FD-96

2 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
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