Eugene Rosa, 70, of Everett, passed away on January 17, 2020. Eugene was born on August 19, 1949 in Fagnano Alto, L’Aquila, Italy to the late Assunta and Emidio Rosa.
He grew up in Everett, completed his undergraduate degree at Boston College, and received a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Kentucky. Eugene worked as a geologist for the Atlantic Richfield Company for many years. He enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S. for his job and was a passionate outdoorsman. In Everett, Eugene loved to visit local eateries, catch up on news at the Parlin Library, and show kindness to friends old and new.
Eugene was preceded in death by his brother Domenico and parents. He is survived by his sister-in-law Julia of West Hartford, CT, niece Katie and her husband Samuel Martinez of Everett, nephew Robert and his wife Vatana of Glastonbury, CT, and three grand-nephews, Robert Jr., Zachary, and Justin. Eugene was a devoted friend, uncle, brother and son who was dearly loved. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Eugene’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) EVERETT, Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 4-7 p.m. His funeral will be from the funeral home on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, at 10 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Sierra Club at https://www. sierraclub.org/giving/commemorative-gifts would be sincerely appreciated. Parking with attendants on duty.