Olga J. Rossi, 54, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
She was born Olga Juanita Gela, May 11, 1959, in Poland, to Elias and Maria Gela.
Olga immigrated to the U.S. at the age of four with her family. She moved from her longtime home of Passaic, N.J., to Port Charlotte in 1987. Olga, a member of San Antonio Catholic Church in Port Charlotte, was a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend who will always be remembered by those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 14 years, Ed Rossi; son, Anthony F. Perrone; daughters, Dana M. Perrone and Jenna Perrone; step-son, Edward (Karen) Rossi III; step-daughter, Kristen (Josh) Plocinski; brothers, Petro Gela and John (Boguslawa) Gela; sisters, Mary (John) Kirpen and Miroslawa Buranicz; brother-in-law, Wayne (Patty) Rossi; sister-in-law, Darlene (Carl) Fron; father and mother-in-law, Edward and Betty Rossi; grandchildren, Gavin and Colton Rossi, and Grayson Plocinski; step-nephew and niece, Cyle and Amanda Fron; and niece, Kathern (Paul) Buttersoss. In addition to her parents, Olga was preceded in death by brother, Wally Gela.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Evening Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Roberson Funeral Home’s Port Charlotte Chapel. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at San Antonio Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda, Fla. Friends may visit www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home, Port Charlotte Chapel.