In memory of
Rocco Benedict DiGeorge
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In memory of
Rocco Benedict DiGeorge
Rocco Benedict DiGeorge passed away at his home in Metairie on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the age of 88. Husband of the late Joyce Loyacano DiGeorge. He is survived by daughter Beth DiGeorge (Gerald) Pastor, sons, Mark (Barbara) and Todd (Vanessa) DiGeorge; grandchildren, Rachel DiGeorge Tedesco (Wayne), Ryan DiGeorge, Britni DiGeorge Serou (Scott), Brandi DiGeorge, Todd DiGeorge II, Crystal Pastor Davis, Joshua Pastor, Jason Pastor (Kristin) and Charlotte Pastor; and great grandchildren, Jace, Ashton, Milania, Lucie and Alexander; brother Anthony DiGeorge (JoAnn); brother-in-law Larry Loyacano (Pat) as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Nancy and Frank DiGeorge; siblings Ignatius DiGeorge (Pat), Frank DiGeorge (Cora), Frances DeSandro (Michael), Caroline Morgan (Robert) and Jerome DiGeorge. Rocco was captain of the baseball team while at Holy Cross High School as well as All American for 3 years. He went on to serve in the US Army during the Korean War. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers however he stayed in the Army and played baseball alongside Willie Mays. Rocco retired from South Central Bell Company after 41 years. He was a member of Diamond Club, The Friends, AARP, Kiwanis and Chaplin for the American Legion. Rocco and Joyce loved to square dance they were members of Bar-None Satellites, Gold Dust Twirlers and Sunrise Square Dance. He was an active parishioner of Our Lady of Divine Providence and served as an usher. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Divine Providence, 8617 W Metairie Rd in Metairie, on Monday October 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will be private. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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In memory of
Rocco Benedict DiGeorge
Rocco Benedict DiGeorge passed away at his home in Metairie on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the age of 88. Husband of the late Joyce Loyacano DiGeorge. He is survived by daughter Beth DiGeorge (Gerald) Pastor, sons, Mark (Barbara) and Todd (Vanessa) DiGeorge; grandchildren, Rachel DiGeorge Tedesco (Wayne), Ryan DiGeorge, Britni DiGeorge Serou (Scott), Brandi DiGeorge, Todd DiGeorge II, Crystal Pastor Davis, Joshua Pastor, Jason Pastor (Kristin) and Charlotte Pastor; and great grandchildren, Jace, Ashton, Milania, Lucie and Alexander; brother Anthony DiGeorge (JoAnn); brother-in-law Larry Loyacano (Pat) as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Nancy and Frank DiGeorge; siblings Ignatius DiGeorge (Pat), Frank DiGeorge (Cora), Frances DeSandro (Michael), Caroline Morgan (Robert) and Jerome DiGeorge. Rocco was captain of the baseball team while at Holy Cross High School as well as All American for 3 years. He went on to serve in the US Army during the Korean War. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers however he stayed in the Army and played baseball alongside Willie Mays. Rocco retired from South Central Bell Company after 41 years. He was a member of Diamond Club, The Friends, AARP, Kiwanis and Chaplin for the American Legion. Rocco and Joyce loved to square dance they were members of Bar-None Satellites, Gold Dust Twirlers and Sunrise Square Dance. He was an active parishioner of Our Lady of Divine Providence and served as an usher. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Divine Providence, 8617 W Metairie Rd in Metairie, on Monday October 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will be private. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home
5100 PONTCHARTRAIN BLVD
New Orleans, LA 70124
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