The Casket - - Obituaries -

Funeral ser­vice for the late Robert Bernard ‘Bob’ Rossong, 71, Yel­low Marsh, Guys­bor­ough County, was held Novem­ber 17 in Star of the Sea Ro­man Catholic Church, Canso, with Father Jonathan Nna­jio­for of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial was in Star of the Sea Parish Ceme­tery, Canso.

Mr. Rossong died Novem­ber 13, 2018, in East­ern Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal, Canso.

Born Au­gust 7, 1947, in Canso, he was a son of the late John and Blanche (Casey) Rossong. He en­joyed play­ing base­ball in his younger years. He worked at the NSLC for 25 years, re­tir­ing at 54. He en­joyed the out­doors, hunt­ing and fish­ing.

He is sur­vived by his wife of 50 years, Jean (Fan­ning) Rossong; son, Robert (Am­ber) Rossong; daugh­ter, Bonita (Keith) Meade; step-son, Nicky (Tammy) Fan­ning; eight grand­chil­dren, Jef­fery Meade, Chelsea Chalmers, Bruce Meade, Kayla Meade, Maya Rossong, Dara Rossong, Jonathon Fan­ning and Jor­dan Fan­ning; great-grand­daugh­ter, Lil­liana Rose Meade; brother, Fran­cis (Mary) Rossong; two sis­ters, Kaye (Ralph) Macpher­son, Theresa De­war; two sis­ters-in-law, Lor­raine (Fred) Rossong, Olive (Hughie) Rossong.

He was pre­de­ceased by four broth­ers, Hughie, Fred, Ju­nior, and James Rossong; two sis­ters, So­phie Gotchell, Mary Macisaac.

Me­mo­rial dona­tions may be made to East­ern Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal Pal­lia­tive Care.

On­line con­do­lences: www.haver­

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