Rocco J. Marsico 1928-2013

GIRARD – Rocco J. Marsico, 84, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 25, 2013, at Liberty Health Care.

Rocco was born April 25, 1928, in Niles, the son of James V. and Virginia Coates Marsico.

Rocco was chief electrical engineer for Republic Steel.

He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army Air Corps, and was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Girard.

Survivors include his wife, Laureen DelBene; a son, Richard Marsico of Girard; a daughter, Roxane Kuboff of Hubbard; a brother, James Marsico of Warren; three sisters, Marie Kozup of Austintown, Jeanette Ewing of Florida and Anna Mae Mix of Warren; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.

Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rose Catholic Church in Girard, where calling hours will be held from 10 to 10:50 a.m.