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John Rosa, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1910
Gillespie
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1992
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

John Rosa Sr., 81, of 709 E. Tripp died at 2:20 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 1992, at Sharon Elms Health Care Center. Born March 29, 1910, in Gillespie to John and Delitha Collins Rosa, he married Inez E. York on Oct. 9, 1941, in Pekin, Illinois.

She survives along with four sons, John Jr. of Peoria, James D. of Havana, Joseph M. of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and Jason D. of Castle Rock, Colo.; one sister, Margaret Edwards of Canton; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. One daughter, Reva Rosa, two brothers, and two sisters preceded him in death.

He was a machinist at R.G. LeTourneau Co. and WABCO for 35 years, retiring in 1972. He also ran his own candy-making business as well as a commercial cleaning business.

He was a member of Christian Missionary Alliance Church of Peoria, Illinois.

He was a generous, loving man to his family, his friends, and his neighbors. Truly a good man. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Inez E York Rosa (1914 - 2007)
 
 Children:
  James D Rosa (1947 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Swan Lake Memory Gardens
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Topperlove
Record added: May 16, 2010
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John Rosa, Sr
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A loving, beautiful man.
- Topperlove
 Added: Oct. 25, 2013
 
 
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