Peter E. Rossi, 84, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford.  He was the husband of sixteen years to Alice Sannino Rossi.  Peter was born in Waterbury on January 7, 1931; son of the late Pietro and Dolores Luponio Rossi; served his country faithfully in the US Army during the Korean War and had worked for the US Postal Service in the Finance Department until his retirement.  Peter was a volunteer fireman in Middlebury, CT; member of the North Haven Rotary Club and the Legion of Mary at St. Therese Church, North Haven.  He was a past Cub Scout master of Pac #1, coached little league and was involved with the Webelos Scouts.  Peter was a parishioner, altar server and Eucharistic minister at St. Barnabas Church.  Father of Kevin (LaVala) Rossi, Randall (Kimberly) Rossi and Ritchie (Kirsten) Rossi.  Grandfather of Nicholas Rossi.  Brother of his twin Rocco (Barbara) Rossi, Charles (Zita) Rossi, Paul (Janet) Rossi and the late Mary Rossi.  Predeceased by his first wife Shirley Toner Rossi.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning, Feb. 11th at 9:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00.  Interment with full military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Tuesday Feb. 10th from 4 to 8 pm.  Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2nd Flr., 2080 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT  06067.