Rocco Romeo

Rocco Romeo Jr.

Thursday, January 23rd, 1936 - Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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Rocco Romeo, Jr. 83, formerly of Hillsville passed away the morning of December 24, 2019 at his residence in Campbell, Ohio, surrounded by his loving family.

Born on January 23, 1936 in Hillsville, Pa he was the son of the late Rocco Romeo, Sr. and Jennie Feo Romeo.

On September 17, 1960 Rocco married his beloved wife the former Mary Jane Tarnoci. She preceded him in death on August 26, 2010 but are now together again.

Rocco had worked for Youngstown Sheet & Tube and then Gennaro Pavers.

Rocco was a member of Holy Spirit Parish, St. James Site.

Rocco loved being in the outdoors, hunting, fishing camping and working in his garden. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan. He also enjoyed cooking and shared his recipe for cavatelli with his granddaughters, who now make them like pros. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, Rocco’s greatest joy was spending time with his family.

Rocco is survived by his daughters, Roxanne Romeo of Campbell, OH, Nancy Butch and her husband Frank, Jr. of Edinburg, Lorrie Millette and her husband Henry of Campbell, OH, two brothers, Richard Romeo of Bessemer, David Romeo of Youngstown, OH, and two grandchildren, Nicole and Jessica Millette. Rocco will also be greatly missed by his dog Bumper.

In addition to his wife, Rocco was preceded in death by two brothers, Tony Romeo, Sr. and Joseph Romeo Sr.

Visitation will be on Friday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.

A procession will leave the funeral home on Saturday at 9:15 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish, St. James Site. Father Victor Molka, Jr. will officiate.

Burial will be in St. James Cemetery.

The family wishes to extend a special Thank You to the Harbor Light Hospice team for excellent care and compassion. And a Heartfelt Thanks to Kelly for her Amazing support and care of their Dad.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. - 3000 Wilmington Road
  • Service

    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 10:00am
    St. James the Apostle Church
  • Interment

    St. James Cemetery


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Posted at 12:02am
We have so many memories. I remember when He and Janie were going together they sat in the car and listened to a young Lewis boy sing. Rock always parked on the wrong side of the street. One thing I do know, he and Janie really loved each other. We will miss him dearly.

Rene’ Sedor-Franzak

Posted at 01:02am
Holding all of you close in our hearts! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, our dearest friends, at this time of terrible loss. Wishing you the peace that only God can give… Much love and prayers to all of you! ❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏

The Zidian Group Warehouse and Transportation Team

Posted at 11:42am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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