Rocco J. Moretto

June 20, 1924 - August 26, 2018
Massapequa Funeral Home, South Chapel
4980 Merrick Road
Massapequa Park, NY 11762
516-882-8200 | Map
Friday 8/31, 7:00 pm
St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church
2 Bayview Ave.
Massapequa, New York 11758
516-798-4992 | Map
Saturday 9/1, 9:00 am
St. John Cemetery
80-01 Metropolitan Ave
Middle Village, New York 11379
(718) 894-4888 | Map
Saturday 9/1

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The Greater Astoria Historical Society left a message on October 2, 2018:
I only recently learned of the passing of Rocco. He came several times to the Greater Astoria Historical Society to share his experiences in the WWII. One very memorable time was with 7th and 8th graders. As he spoke, the entire room was silent. When he finished, every student stood up and applauded him. I will never forget the look on his face. The last time I saw him was at the dedication of the veterans post in his honor. What a remarkable man. Rest in Peace.
Maxine Zuskin, Hampton, VA left a message on September 2, 2018:
I am so sorry to hear of Rocky's passing. He and my deceased husband, Bennie Zuskin, were war time buddies from D-Day and on through to the end of the war. We had been in contact with he and Monica for many years when we had Company reunions and by telephone. I have always considered him a dear friend and will miss knowing that I can pick up a telephone and chat with him. We especially enjoyed a trip to Belgium to visit our Belgian friends (M&M Schmetz, who live in the area of the Battle of the Bulge. I know he is up in heaven with his beloved Monica, and free at last of the pain he has endured in recent years. May you rest in peace, Rocky, and meet with all your old buddies!
Mike Salaka left a message on September 1, 2018:
Thank you for your service. We always remember you.
Diana and David Brassard left a message on August 29, 2018:
Dear Ann and John, David and I want to offer our condolences to you and your family on the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed.
Ralph Gatto left a message on August 29, 2018:
For those that may have not known Staff Sargent Rocco J. Moretto, the following links are provided in tribute to him. May Rocco Rest in Peace.
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Ralph Gatto left a message on August 29, 2018:
In Memory of Staff Sargent Rocco J. Moretto
Sandy (carbone) Sullivan left a message on August 28, 2018:
We are sending condolences to all of you at this time of great loss. Since the 1970’s Rocky became part of our railroad memories. There are many fond and lasting memories of times shared. He was a loyal and extraordinary friend and mentor.He was surely much of the fabric of our country and our community which he loved and nurtured. We will always keep his memories close. May God give all of you the peace and comfort that only He can provide at this time of sorrow. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. We have arranged for a Mass to be celebrated for Rocky at Assumption parish.  With sincere sympathy to all. May God reward you as his loving care-givers.You did the work of Jesus Sandy, Sandra, Barbara and family
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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