Johnny James Rossi

Johnny James Rossi, 63, of Beaumont, passed away July 3, 2013, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth, Beaumont, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Beaumont, to Bessie and Tony Rossi on June 26, 1950. He graduated from Beaumont High in 1968 and served in the United States Army after graduating high school. He worked for PPG and Unocal Refinery for a number of years before his illness forced him to take an early retirement in1982. Johnny is survived by his sons, Shawn Rossi and his wife, Tamsyn; grandsons, Traeven and Kash of Thortnon, Colorado; step-son, Craig Allan Pettersen of Seaside, California; and brother, Lynn Rossi of Beaumont. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bessie and Tony Rossi; and his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Jean Rossi. A gathering of Mr. Rossis' family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1115 Orange Street, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at

Funeral Home

Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 7, 2013