John B. “Junie” Rosa II, passed away at his home in Lower Burrell on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the age of 81. John was preceded in death by his parents, John B. and Virginia Rosa; his brothers, Gilbert (Flo) Rosa and Dominick; his 1st wife Maria T. Rosa. John is survived by his wife, Jacqueline L. Rosa; his sons, Todd (Sharon), Scott (Lori), John (Mindy), Peppe (Haley), and Niko; his step-daughters, Parice (Mick) Madden and Lou Ann Lobert; his grandchildren, Brenden, Gabrielle, Garrett, Luca, Frankie, Domenic, Dante, Amanda, Mike, Justin, Jessica, Abigail, and Cole; his great grandchildren, Tristyn, Aubrey, and Michael. John was born on April 19, 1938 in Natrona Heights and graduated from Bell Avon with a full athletic football scholarship to Clemson. John was the owner of Rosa Construction and later worked for and retired from Penn Dot. He loved to hunt but his true passion was fly fishing. John also loved spending time with his grandchildren and going to their sporting events. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW 92, Moose Lodge, and Eagles where he spent time with his friends and especially known for his Pizzelles. Family and friends will be received at the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, supvr., 2877 Leechburg Rd., Lower Burrell, Pa. 15068, on TUESDAY 2-4PM &6-8PM where services will be held on Wednesday at 11AM. Entombment will follow in the Greenwood Memorial Park Mausoleum with full military honors by the Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard.
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