John A. RosattiDecember 24, 2017
John A. Rosatti, 82, of Forbes Road, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born Dec. 1, 1935, in Salem Township, a son of the late Carmen Rosatti and Rose Marnell Rosatti Gazze. John retired from Robertshaw and also worked for Dominion Gas. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps and a member of St. Bartholomew Church, where he served as an usher and Eucharist minister. He was the current president and life member of the Forbes Road Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a member of the Westmoreland County Firemen's Association, the PA State Firemen's Association, the Marine Corp League, Detachment #834, the PA Trapper's Association and the Robertshaw Retirees. He was a charter member of the Keystone Rod and Gun Club and a founding member of Mutual Aid, where he had also volunteered as an EMT. John's greatest joy was spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and trapping. He proudly served his community and was a friend to everyone he met. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Lotto Gazze; his son, David A. Rosatti; and his sister, Bonnie Steel. John is survived by his high school sweetheart and loving wife of 60 years, Sandra Guala Rosatti; five children, Marcia Weaver (Randy), of Jeannette, John Rosatti Jr. (Marie Bartoletti), of Somerset, Tom Rosatti (Tina), Bob Rosatti (Amy Fontana) and Steven Rosatti (Kate) and a daughter-in-law, Arlene Fontana Rosatti, all of Forbes Road; five grandchildren, Lauren Sapone (Sam), Elizabeth Weaver (Brandon Battistella), Benjamin Weaver, Rachel Rosatti (Luke McCoy) and David Rosatti Jr. (Patti Tomer); three step-grandchildren, Maria Frazier (Jason), Joseph Thomas Jr. (Selina) and Christopher Thomas (Haley); four step-great-grandchildren, Chase and Cody Christner and Jace and Graysen Thomas; two brothers, Carmen Rosatti (Monica) and Frank James Gazze (Anita), all of Greensburg; a brother-in-law, Mack Steel, of Titusville, Fla.; three sisters-in-law, Sally Messaros (Jim), of Forbes Road, Ginny Panigall and Kathy Hamman (Chuck), all of Greensburg; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of John from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, in the St. Bartholomew Church with Father Justin Matro, OSB, celebrating. Everyone please go directly to the Church. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. The Marine Corp League, Detachment #834 will hold services at 6 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The Forbes Road VFD will hold services at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Forbes Road Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 214, Forbes Road, PA 15633. John's family has entrusted his care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences or for directions, please visit us at www.pantalone.com. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.