SUN-STAR PHOTO BY LISA JAMES
Lori Rossi Gallo, left, and her sister Denise Rossi, smile as they listen to friends and city leaders recount memories of their late mother Susie Rossi before the Merced Christmas parade on Saturday. The fountain in Bob Hart Square was dedicated to Susie Rossi on Saturday in honor of her dedication to Merced. Susie Rossi was also responsible for reviving the long defunct Christmas Parade before she died.
December 5th, 2009
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY LISA JAMES Lori Rossi Gallo, left, and her sister Denise Rossi, smile as they listen to friends and city leaders recount memories of their late mother Susie Rossi before the Merced Christmas parade on Saturday. The fountain in Bob Hart Square was dedicated to Susie Rossi on Saturday in honor of her dedication to Merced. Susie Rossi was also responsible for reviving the long defunct Christmas Parade before she died. December 5th, 2009 Merced Sun-Star
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY LISA JAMES Lori Rossi Gallo, left, and her sister Denise Rossi, smile as they listen to friends and city leaders recount memories of their late mother Susie Rossi before the Merced Christmas parade on Saturday. The fountain in Bob Hart Square was dedicated to Susie Rossi on Saturday in honor of her dedication to Merced. Susie Rossi was also responsible for reviving the long defunct Christmas Parade before she died. December 5th, 2009 Merced Sun-Star

Fountain dedication a fitting tribute for late Downtown Merced booster

December 07, 2009 04:48 AM