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Bridget Rossi

December 6, 1924 — November 7, 2023

Bridget Rossi, 98, passed away on Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 at 5:48 a.m. at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Bridget was born December 6, 1924, in Cavan, Ireland, the daughter of Bernard and Lucy (McCormack) Luby and the youngest of 7 daughters.

She was a registered nurse and attained her training in London. She moved to Chicago and worked as a night supervisor at Englewood Hospital. When she retired, she moved to Marion, Illinois, to be closer to her son and his family.

Bridget enjoyed her time with her grandchildren and was an active member of the St. Joseph Church. Her hobbies included painting, gardening, writing poetry, and cooking. Her Sunday dinners and cakes were epic.

She is survived by her Son - Eric "Alan" Rossi, and wife, Nicole of Carbondale; two grandchildren, Connor Rossi and Breein Rossi, nephews; Brian McKelvie, Collin Allum and niece; Kathleen Kerr. She is preceded in death by her parents and seven sisters.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 16th at 9 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion. A funeral mass will follow at 10 am with Father Brian Barker officiating. The burial will follow the mass and is at Rose Hill Cemetery and will be further followed by a luncheon at St. Joseph.

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Visitation for Bridget Rossi

Thursday, November 16, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am

St. Joseph Catholic Church

600 N Russell St, Marion, IL 62959

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Funeral Mass for Bridget Rossi

Thursday, November 16, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

St. Joseph Catholic Church

600 N Russell St, Marion, IL 62959

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Interment for Bridget Rossi

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

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