April 6, 1930 – December 30, 2013
Obituaries » RAYMOND P. ROSSI
ROSSI, RAYMOND PAUL, 83, of Barre, passed away on December 30, at Central Vermont Medical Center. Born in Barre on April 6, 1930, he was the son of the late Mario and Mary (Parnigoni) Rossi. Raymond attended Barre City Schools and was a 1948 graduate of Spaulding High School. Soon after, he entered into the armed forces and served at the Virginia base from 1955 until 1963. While in the service, he was acknowledged for his exceptional artillery skills. After the service he returned to Barre where he owned and operated an Italian Specialty Store with Carletto Parnigoni. Carletto and his wife, Mary, opened their home to Raymond, after his parents, Mario and Mary Rossi, passed away. Raymond then met Patricia Ann Boucher, and they were married on Jan. 18, 1969, in the Bethany United Church of Christ in Montpelier. They have always made their home in the Barre area. In 1972 they adopted their only child, Brent Rossi. Survivors include his wife of 44 years of marriage, Patricia Rossi, of Barre; one son, Brent Rossi, and his fiancée, Maurissa Bunnell, of Hardwick; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Raymond is also survived by his beloved cat, Muffy.