Gino Rossi

Gino Rossi, 90, of Princeton died Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center of Plainsboro surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pettoranello di Molise, Italy he has been a resident of Princeton since 1960. Gino worked for many years as a gardner and cabinet maker.


Son of the late Vito and Michelina (Pirone) Rossi, husband of the late Maria Cristina Rossi, he is survived by a son and daughter in law Vito and Mary Lynn Rossi, 2 daughters and 2 sons in law Micki and Vince Matticoli, Bina and John Cifelli, a sister and brother in law  Giovanna and Achille Nini, grandchildren»(Do not delete this line. It does not print.  Text that is to appear on web must be entered before this line)  Jim and Emily Matticoli, Tony Matticoli, Dave and Aileen Matticoli, Vince and Anna Cifelli, Mark and Nicole Cifelli, Diane  and Chris Testa, Gene and Lauren Rossi, John and Nicolle Rossi, Lisa and Chris Dressel, Christina and Justin Davies, 19 great grandchildren, Several cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at St. Paul’s Church 216 Nassau Street, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Thursday Morning from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral mass at St. Paul’s Church.


Memorial Contributions may be made to Pettoranello Gardens Scholarship Fund 20 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540 or St. Paul’s Church 216 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.


The funeral mass can be streamed at St. Paul’s Church Website.