Samuel R. DeRocco, 93, Of Ossining

OSSINING, N.Y. – Samuel R. DeRocco, a lifelong resident of Ossining, died on Sunday, May 31. He was 93.

DeRocco was born on Dec. 23, 1921, to Ruggiero and Comforina DeRocco. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942 to 1946 and worked at Claremont School of the Ossining School District for 30 years.

He is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Brown and Sandra Evans, son-in-law William H. Brown III, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, Doris.

Visiting hours will be at Hawthorne Funeral Home, located at 21 W. Stevens Ave. in Hawthorne, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

The funeral home will host services on Thursday at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow at Dale Cemetery in Ossining. 

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