Passed away June 9, 2013. He was born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California on August 20, 1922. He was a WWII Navy Veteran, who served in the Pacific and Pearl Harbor from 1942 to 1946. He was very proud of being Italian. He had been a member of the Sons of Italy for over 50 years. Was Godfather to the Madonna Della Stella which is an Italian Lodge from the town of Bari in Italy. His family helped to found it here in Los Angeles at the St. Peters Church. He was also a member of the Glendale Moose Lodge for years. Graduate of Woodbury University.
He worked for Golf industries and CED for over 30 years. They called him the Million Dollar Salesman and the Legend! He loved cigars, dancing, playing the saxophone and ice cream. Maybe not in that order.
He is survived by his wife Louise Rosati, son Joseph Rosati his wife Beth, grandchildren Frank and Dylan Rosati, stepdaughter Kimberly Fields, sister Jeanette Ayala and many nephews and nieces. Stepgrandchildren Stephanie, Megan, Jeffery, Tiffany, Lenora and Ryan. Plus The Ogg Family and The Bastidas Family, and all of his Special Friends that were just like family to me and him! Thank you to all Family and Friends for everything.
Service and Celebration of life will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 4pm, New Horizon Church in Reseda, 8055 Reseda Blvd., Reseda 91335.