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 John Rosa, Sr

John Rosa, Sr

Birth
Gillespie, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Feb 1992 (aged 81)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 52446230 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Topperlove
  • Added: 16 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52446230
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Rosa, Sr (29 Mar 1910–6 Feb 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52446230, citing Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Topperlove (contributor 46795920) .