John Edward Rossi

September 2, 1989 - January 23, 2010
John Edward Rossi


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John Edward Rossi, 20 of Buff Circle in Wilmington, died early Saturday, January 23, 2010 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on September 2, 1989, he was raised in Ware, Massachusetts until 2001. He was an athlete from his T Ball days to soccer, football and his first love, baseball. After moving to Wilmington in 2001, he played baseball pretty much year round for several years, from recreational to AAU to legion and high school baseball. He played baseball on several All Star teams and played JV and Varsity Baseball for E. A. Laney High School. After graduating, he attended Cape Fear Community College, where he was working toward a degree in business administration. He was planning to attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in the fall. He was employed by Finish Line and Best Buy in Wilmington.

He leaves behind his parents, Michael and Tina Rossi of Wilmington, and two brothers, Michael Jr. and Steven , both of Wilmington, and his Maternal Grandmother, Alice Hubbard of Agawam, Massachusetts, several aunts and uncles and dozens of cousins and hundreds of close friends.

Memorial service will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2010 at Northside Baptist Church where the family will see friends after the service.

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  • January 26, 2010
    The Edens family says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. John had the most beautiful smile, he will be missed. Remember that anything that God brings you to, he will bring you through.

  • January 26, 2010
    Dee&Jerry Cullison says:
    Mike,Tina,Mikey&Steven Words cannot be enough to ease the pain you are going thru.I could not even imagine how much you all are hurting but John is in heaven with the angles and he is watching down on you all and smiling that smile that lit up a room everytime he entered it.Even thou his life was cut short his memories will live on forever in our hearts.I know that dose not seem like much but you have beautiful memories that I know you will cherish and the pain will get eaiser as time passes and we all know it will never go away and neither will his memory.We were very proud of John as we are of Mike and Steven too and knowing John he would not like us to be sad he would only want the best for his family and for them not to be in pain.All our hearts are broken and dont know just what to say but that we love you all and will be there for you any time you need us.John was one special person and now he will be a special angel.I know his smile is lighting up heaven as we speak. Love your Sister Dee&Jerry

  • January 24, 2010
    Barbara Johnson says:
    John was a wonderful young man and a dear friend to Chris. We are blessed to have known him, he touched our lives deeply. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathies are with each of you as you face the days ahead.

  • January 24, 2010
    Jeff,Justin,Lindsey Hyde says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.May God give you peace and strength in the days to come,,Jeff,Justin&Lindsey Hyde

  • January 25, 2010
    Allen Young says:
    I am praying for all of you involved. I could not imagine going through this. My son Brandon Young played football with Stephen at Noble.