Beatrice Rossi

SMETHPORT - Beatrice Marion Rossi, 84, of Smethport, died Thursday (Nov. 28, 2013) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 4, 1929 in East Smethport, a daughter of Leslie W. and Ida Bell Prime Reed. 
On May 7, 1949, in St. Elizabeth Church, Smethport, she married Albert J. Rossi, who survives.
Mrs. Rossi was a graduate of Smethport Area High School. She had worked for Herzogs and then as a secretary for the Intermediate Unit #9 of Smethport, retiring after 46 years of employment.
She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Smethport.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sisters, Geraldine M. Tanner of Surprise, Ariz. and Barbara A. Rankin of Smethport; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Albert J. Rossi, Jr. on May 25, 1990; two sisters; and three brothers.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport. 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Smethport, with the Rev. Vincent P. Cieslewicz, pastor, as Celebrant.
A Christian Wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 
Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Hamlin Memorial Library, Smethport.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.
Online condolences can be made at

Funeral Home

Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street Smethport, PA 16749
(814) 887-5565

Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 29 to Dec. 6, 2013