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Staff members of Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.
President & Vice President
Membership: National Funeral Directors Association. Ohio Funeral Directors Association. Tri-County Funeral Directors Association and Past President. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Eucharist Minister, festival volunteer, past parish council and finance committee member and Bulletin Advertising Director. Cub and Boy Scout Leader. Niles Knights of Columbus Council 1681. Msg. Francis J. Lavery 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. William McKinley Post 106 American Legion and past Commander. Niles Lions Club and past King Lion. Past President of the Niles Chamber of Commerce. Chairman of the American Cancer Society Jail N Bail. Chairman American Legion Buckeye Boy State nominating committee. Charter member of the Mahoning Valley Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame. United States Army veteran and only active Niles Funeral Director to have served. Partner and Treasurer of Wersten Reserve Hearse and Limousines Company.
Awards: Scouting St. George Award. Edward D. Jones Heart of Gold Award. Lions Melvin E. Jones Fellowship Award. City of Niles Carmen DeChristofaro Outstanding Citizen Award. Niles Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award. Niles McKinley High School Distinguished Hall of Fame.
Joseph is married to the former Bonnie Hargate and has two sons Joseph F. Rossi III and Thomas J. Rossi. Thomas is married to the former Jane Coble and have four children, Adam, Samuel, Thomas and Elizabeth.
Membership: National Funeral Directors Association. Ohio Funeral Directors Association. Tri-County Funeral Directors Association. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, eucharist minister, festival volunteer, Niles Lions Club, Past King Lion, Niles Knights of Columbus Council 1681, Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Attended the Ohio American Legion Buckeye Boys State
Membership:National Funeral Directors Association. Ohio Funeral Directors Association. Tri-County Funeral Directors Association. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, festival volunteer. Niles Community Services Board of Director. Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Niles Rotary. Coaches two Niles Youth Soccer Teams.Attended the Ohio American Legion Buckeye Boys State.
Thomas is married to the former Jane Coble and have four children, Adam, Samuel, Thomas, and Elizabeth.
Marie Rossi graduated from the Cleveland College of Mortuary Science in 1948 to become the only Niles female to hold a Funeral Director and Embalmers License.
In 1952 she married George Vross and both worked together at the Funeral home until their retirement in 2001. George died on June 9, 2016.
Marie has three children John Vross and his wife Nancy, Georgiana Naoum and her husband Paul Sunderlin, Sharon Jarvis and her husband John, four grandchildren Mathew Vross and his wife Shara, Alexa Matsui and her husband Rollin, Stephanie Naoum, and Jenelle Bayus.