Published March 6, 2019

LYNNFIELD — Richard Rossi, 65, of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 after fighting a long courageous battle with ALS.

He was the cherished son of Elena (Picardi) Rossi, and the late Henry Rossi. He was the loving brother of Lorraine Drapek of Danvers; Ron Rossi and his wife Jo-Ann of North Reading; and Tommy Rossi and his wife Carla of Wakefield. He was the dear friend of Ronald Bergenheim of Haverhill. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Richard’s life by gathering in Vazza’s Beechwood Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere on Thursday, March 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. Friday morning before leaving in procession to the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere for a funeral Mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s name to The Angel Fund for ALS Research, 649 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880 or online at To sign the guestbook and for directions, visit