10 things you said about... Legendary Leeds ice cream man back on round after death of wife and son

Leeds residents were over the moon when they discovered a legendary Leeds ice cream man is back in service.

Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 4:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 4:26 pm
Vittorio di Mascio.

Vittorio di Mascio, known as 'Mr Rossi', has made his comeback as one of Leeds most well known ice cream sellers after he lost his wife and son two years ago.

Mr Rossi, who is in his 80s, has been serving ice cream for years and years and residents were extremely excited at the news of his return.

Here are 10 things you said:

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Judith Hart - "What a great man! He must be applauded for getting back out there when he has been through so much grief."

Emma Holland - "I remember him from my childhood, I'm 38 now. Fair play Sir, long may you continue to put smiles on children's faces."

Jacques Womersley - "He is amazing! He now servces my kids, an ice cream wouldn't be the same if it wasn't him."

Jayne Barraclough - "He hasn't changed at all, my daughters used to get from him when they were little."

Daniela Hallsworth - "Saluti Signor! Wish he was our ice cream man. Sounds like a total gent."

Billy Mitchell - "Many Good memories of chasing his van on my bike as a young kid, maybe six years old. I'm 32 now and would love to see him again!"

Karl Hunter - "If this was the guy that came to Harrops when I was a kid - legend!"

Dwayne Kelly - "Best ice cream man in Yorkshire. Wished he would come to my street."

Kara Stead - "I remember him so well from his Bramley round, he is such a lovely man... glad he's back doing his round."

Debbie Burns - "Oh bless he doesn't look much different than he did in the 60s and his ice cream is just as good!"