DEROSA Anthony Paul, age 92, a longtime resident of Cohasset, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2016 after a long illness. Beloved husband of the late Margaret DeRosa and loving father of Richard DeRosa and wife Rosalind, Robert DeRosa and wife Laurie, and Linda DeRosa-Coakley and husband Richard Coakley. Adored grandfather of Alexandra Foote, Victoria DeRosa, Abigail Davis, and Meagan Coakley. Great-grandfather of Mason and Lila Foote. Brother of Mary, Alice, Nicholas and Leonard DeRosa. Also survived by his friend, Gail Vaughn. Mr. DeRosa was a veteran of World War II, US Army. He worked for over 40 years at the Boston Globe and Boston Herald as a member of the CWA/ITA International Typographers Union. Tony loved spending his summers on Sandy Beach in Cohasset. Visiting hours Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 from 11am-1pm in the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 160 So. Main St. (across from St. Anthony Church), COHASSET, followed by a service at 1 pm. Interment to follow at Woodside Cemetery, Cohasset. For an online guestbook, please visit: www.mcnamara-sparrell.com McNamara-Sparrell Cohasset-Norwell 781-383-0200 “Since 1820”
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 So. Main St.
Cohasset, MA 02025
Published in Boston Herald on Feb. 17, 2016