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.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to your local chapter of the D.A.R.E. program

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • January 30, 2010
    Harrison Ehresmann says:
    RIP. everyone is praying for you and your family.

  • January 29, 2010
    Chris says:
    Deepest condolences to the family, It is a horrible thing when someone so young and full of life is taken from us.

  • January 29, 2010
    Kaitlyn says:
    my thought and prayers are with you and your family! you are greatly missed RIP Rossi

  • January 30, 2010
    Todd Hescock says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Todd(Square Deal Const.)

  • January 30, 2010
    Michael and Judy Chesson says:
    You do not know us, but we know your pain. Everytime we read of another young life taken in like this is like having been kicked right in the gut and all the wind knocked right out of you. Know our prayers are with you and my God give you the peace that can only come from Him.