Rosvelto “Ross” Rosa

January 18, 1947 – November 4, 2018
Rosa: Rosvelto (Ross) of Trail passed away with his family by his side on November 4th 2018 at KBRH. Ross was born January 18th 1947 in Roccapreturo, Acciano, Province of L’Aquila, Italy.

He came to Trail with his family in 1959 and worked at Teck as a pipe fitter for 22 years. Ross was a member of the Colombo Lodge, Italo Canadese and Club Italico. He enjoyed spending summers at the cabin at Christina Lake with his 8 grandsons and 1 granddaughter, who were his pride and joy.

Predeceased by his parents Guido and Vittoria Rosa, his in-laws Francesco and Maria Santilli, his great-niece Aaliyah Rosa and many aunts, uncles and relatives. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Gina, his daughters; Sabrina (James), Amanda (Martin), Melissa (Jeff), grandchildren; Jacob, Griffin, Everett, Nora, Hudson, Carter, Harrison, Owen and Carlo, brothers Joe (Wendy) and Jazz (Dawn) and sister Gabbie (John) and numerous nieces and nephews.

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation (ICU or the Respiratory Department) at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish on Friday, November 9th 2018 at 10:30 am with Father Ron Dechant, Celebrant. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Service has been entrusted with arrangements.

You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online registry at

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and staff of the ICU.

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