Rosemary E. LaRocca 1928-2014

MASURY – Rosemary E. LaRocca, 86, died Monday morning, Feb. 17, 2014, at O’Brien Memorial Health Care Center in Masury.

She was born Jan. 31, 1928, in Marietta, the daughter of John and Leona Freeland Allender.

Rosemary was a member of the former St. Bernadette’s Church.

Survivors include a son, Dennis J. of Cortland; two daughters, June Merchant of Hermitage, Pa., and Mary Ann Merchant of Transfer, Pa.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Freida O’Hara of Warren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph LaRocca; one great-granddaughter; three brothers; and a sister.

Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Madasz Chapel of Lane Family Funeral Homes in Brookfield, where family and friends may call two hours prior to the service.

Interment will follow next to her husband in Brookfield Township Cemetery.