May 30, 1956 - January 13, 2018
Michael Carmen Rossi, age 61, of Mentor passed away suddenly Saturday, January 13. Born May 30,1956 in Sharon, PA, Michael was a graduate of Sharon High School and Clarion University. He was an avid football fan who played in high school and college. His career in Cleveland OH was in the wholesale floral industry where he worked in sales and management for over 35 years.
Beloved husband of Diane Skipper, he is survived by Diane, his mother Mickey (Mae) Rossi, brothers James (Jeanne) and John (Cheryl), mother-in-law Carolee Skipper, brothers-in-law David, Tom (Rose) Skipper, sister-in-law Cathy (Chris) Stzempka and many adored nieces, nephews and cousins. Michael was preceded in death by his father, Carmen Rossi and many beloved aunts and uncles.
Michael was a beautiful soul who always put the needs of others ahead of his own. He will be deeply missed by his family and a legion of life-long friends.
A celebration of his life will be held from 11:30-3:00 Saturday, January 27 at LaMalfa Banquet Hall, 5783 Heisley Rd, Mentor, OH 44060. An informal tribute will begin at noon with luncheon to follow. We welcome flowers or contributions to your local humane society or the American Heart Association