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Robert DeRose

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Robert J. DeRose

1943-2016 Robert Joseph DeRose, 73 of Jefferson, Ohio and formerly of North Adams, MA died Sunday March 6, 2016 at Ashtabula County Medical Center in Ashtabula, Ohio. He was born in Newton, MA on February 27, 1943, son of Joseph and Helen (Scott) DeRose. He attended North Adams schools. Robert was a veteran of the US Army, serving in Korea. Following his military service he worked at General Electric Co. and Pfizer, until moving to Ashtabula, Ohio. There, he worked as a heavy equipment operator in the oil pipeline business until he became disabled. He returned to North Adams in 1988. He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Robert was devoted to his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters and great granddaughter. Survivors include his wife, Tammy (Yun) DeRose, whom he married on March 26, 1964; and two daughters- Helen Gardner of Florida, MA and Joanne DeRose of North Adams; and one son, Robert A. DeRose of Geneva, Ohio. He also leaves two grand-daughters Candice Larko and Cassandra Larko of North Adams; and one great granddaughter Sariah Larko of North Adams; one sister, Joanne Carpenter of Adams; and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Joan DeRose in infancy and two sisters and two brothers including Dolores DeRose, Shirley Hebert, Wayne DeRose and Charles DeRose. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Robert DeRose will be Friday March 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday from 4-7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to: CDC Dialysis Center, Attn: Kathy, 222 East Beech Street, Jefferson, Ohio 44047 or in care of the funeral home. To send flowers, a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 8, 2016
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