Giovanni Batista Rossi (John), 87, passed away peacefully December 25, 2014 in Medford, Ore.
Giovanni was born in Verucchio, Italy in 1927, and grew up in San Marino. Giovanni Rossi was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church. He enjoyed international travel and lake fishing. Giovanni retired to Grants Pass, Ore. after a 25-year career with General Telephone & Electronics Corporation.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria V. Rossi, in 2008. Giovanni is survived by two sisters, Chiara Alvarez and Maria Jury, both of Southern California including a niece, nephews, and their respective families.
A special thanks to Susana Dominguez at Welcome Home Foster Home for the great care and love they gave Giovanni for the last five years.