Cosmo Lawrence "Cos" Rossi

Cosmo "Cos" Lawrence Rossi

AGE: 70 • Brick

Cosmo "Cos" Lawrence Rossi, 70, of Brick, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his residence. Born and raised in Orange, he moved to Brick in 1968. He was a Material Supervisor for General Motors in Linden for 30 years before retiring several years ago. He also owned his own tax preparation business, G&C Public Accounting in Brick for over 40 years. Cos was the president of the Board of Directors for La Quinta Beach Resort in Aruba for 25 years and a member of the Italian American Club in Brick. He loved playing horseshoes and cards. He was a former special police officer in Brick. Cos was a huge fan of Notre Dame football and watching the New York Giants.

Surviving is his wife, Gloria Ann (Bellack) Rossi, with whom he celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary in July; 3 daughters, Debbie Rossi-Kuhn and her husband John of Howell, Donna Rossi of Brick, and Diane Hart and her husband Randy of Brick; and 7 grandchildren, Jeremy, Alyse, Andrew, Melissa, Emily, Jaclyn, and Alyssa.

Visiting hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Highway 88, Brick. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25 at the funeral home, followed by entombment at Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cos' name can be made to the Kidney and Urology Foundation, 2 West 47th St., Suite 401, New York City, NY 10036.

Funeral Home

Colonial Funeral Homes - Brick
2170 Highway 88  Brick, NJ 08724
(732) 899-9090

Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 23, 2013