Robert William ‘Bob’ DiRocco

Robert William “Bob” DiRocco, 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015.

He was born on Dec. 9, 1932 in Astoria, N.Y.

Bob served his country in the United States Air Force, and retired from the New York State Park Police.

He was a member of the American Legion and the Knights of Columbus.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 51 years, Dorothy F. DiRocco on Feb. 8, 2011; a brother and a sister.

Surviving are his sons, Robert E. DiRocco and wife Robin of Reelsville, and Kenneth J. DiRocco and wife Christy of Roanoke, Va.; a brother, Richard DiRocco and wife Diane of New York City; and two beloved grandsons, Dustin DiRocco and Shawn DiRocco.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church with Father John Hollowell officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Dec. 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, where a Rosary will be held at 6:15 p.m.

Memorials in Bob’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.