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Rinaldo J. Ross


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Rinaldo J. Ross Obituary
Rinaldo J. "RJ" Ross, 94, of Greensburg, died peacefully Thursday, March 29, 2018, at home, surrounded by his devoted family. He was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Italy, a son of the late Joseph and Mary Elizabeth (Bardi) Ross. Prior to retiring, Rinaldo was employed by PRR-Conrail Railroad. He was a proud Navy veteran of World War II. Rinaldo was a longtime member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Slickville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Grace E. (McDonald) Ross; sons, Ronald Ross and Edward A. Ross; daughter, Gloria Jean Ross; granddaughter, Jennifer Savena; brother, Anthony Ross; and sisters, Theresa Porrey and Emily Wagner. Rinaldo will be greatly missed by his beloved family. He is survived by his daughter, Roxane Savena (Nicholas R. Jr.), of Murrysville; sons, Joseph Ross (Terri L.), of Greensburg, and Anthony Ross, of Blairsville; daughter-in-law, Ronna Ross, of Greensburg; sisters, Gloria Rock, of Largo, Fla., and Jeanne Rosemary, of Lorain, Ohio; sister-in-law, Shirley Milcic (Don) and her family; brother-in-law, Dick Wagner; and many nieces and nephews. Rinaldo will be especially missed by his grandchildren, Nicholas (Juanita), Theresa (Ron), Michael, Misti, Ronnie, Brandi, Tara and Tabby; and great-grandchildren, Jade (Darjon), Raymond, Tiffany, Aidan, Anna, Mia Grace, Roman and Ceciela Grace.
Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the VAIA FUNERAL HOME INC., 463 Athena Drive, Delmont, 724-468-1177. Blessing and committal services for Rinaldo will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Father John J. Harrold, of St. Sylvester Catholic Church, officiating. Full military honors accorded by VFW Post 33 Honor Guard, Greensburg, will follow services. Interment in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont, will be private.
To send online expressions of sympathy, obtain grief support or directions, please visit www.VaiaFuneralHome.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on Apr. 1, 2018
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