Bianca Rossi

Bianca Rossi, 90, of Princeton passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, June 28, 2021. She was born in Isernia, Italy and settled in Princeton in the 1950’s. She worked as a seamstress for Mame Meade and then Esptein’s Department Store until her retirement and then continued to work as a seamstress from her home. Bianca loved entertaining many family and friends at her home and also enjoyed trips to Atlantic City.


Predeceased by her parents Gaetano and Maria (Petitti) Celli; husband Francis A. Rossi; sister Ada Celli; brothers Cosmo and Marcello Celli; and daughter-in-law Patrice Rossi; she is survived by her son Frank P. Rossi; daughter Silvana Cox; grandchildren Dina and husband Kyle Thornton, Scott and wife Rishita Cox Jr., and Katherine Cox; great grandchildren Madison, Ryan, and Jaimeson Thornton, and Jiyana Cox; former son-in-law Scott Cox Sr.; and several nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 from 4:30 – 6:30pm at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave. Princeton, NJ 08542. Funeral will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 9am at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am at St. Paul’s Church, 216 Nassau St. Princeton, NJ 08542. Entombment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick.