Alfred DeRocchi, 100, of Jeisyville, IL died Saturday, June 22, 2013 in the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, IL.
He was born in Ladd, IL, September 4, 1912, the son of Antone and Gemma “Jennie” (Vivarelli) DeRocchi. Alfred married Ruth V. Dooley in 1953 and they later divorced. Mr. DeRocchi served in the US Army in the South Pacific during W.W. II. Alfred was a member of the V.F.W. in Taylorville, IL. He worked at Peabody Mine #7 from 1948 to 1952 then Borg-Warner in Decatur for 20 years as a Finish Grinder on automotive air-conditioning crankshafts. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.
Surviving are a son Antone DeRocchi of Jeisyville, IL; two daughters, Melanie Ruth Jeisey of Lincoln, IL and Martha Ann Schneider of Florida; sister-in-law, Delores DeRocchi of Taylorville, IL; along with six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Katherine Olson, Anna Hartwig, Mary Jaehnke, and two brothers, Bruno DeRocchi and Albert DeRocchi.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2013 at Masterson Funeral Home, Kincaid, IL. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Masterson Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Alfred DeRocchi, 100, of Jeisyville, IL., were held Monday, July 1, 2013 at Masterson Funeral Home, Kincaid, IL., with burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. Military graveside rights were provided by VFW Post #4495, American Legion Post #73 and AmVets Post #29, all of Taylorville, IL.
Pallbearers were David DeRocchi, Phil DeRocchi, Mark Hartwig, Phil Crites, Ron Summers and Deibert Perry.