Gaetano M. Rossi
Prospect â€“ Mr. Gaetano "Guy" M. Rossi, age 80, of Prospect, passed away Monday October 17, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital.
Mr. Rossi was born October 20, 1935 in New York, New York, a son of the late Nicholas and Olympia (Mazza) Rossi. He was a graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School and the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Rossi was retired after working for many years as a computer analyst with NASDAQ. He was a communicant of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Prospect and was an active member of the Prospect Senior Center. Mr. Rossi enjoyed cooking, golfing, shooting pool, and playing bocci. He also enjoyed going out with his friends on Friday nights.
Mr. Rossi is survived by three daughters: Anna Marie Tysinger and her husband David of Dothan, AL, Arlene Rossi of Philadelphia, PA, and Cynthia Rossi and her husband Costas Kaiafas of Toms River, NJ, a son: Matthew Rossi and his wife Melanie Perry of Wolcott, CT, a brother: Robert Rossi of Las Vegas, NV, five grandchildren: Kaitlin Tysinger, David Tysinger, Christos Kaiafas, Mariana Kaiafas, and Maggie Kaiafas, and his former wife Henrietta (Breden) Rossi of Waterbury, CT.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday October 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union City Road, Prospect. Family and friends are asked to please meet directly at the church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held at the Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect on Thursday October 20, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Prospect Senior Center, 6 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union City Road, Prospect, CT 06712
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