John C. DeRosa Jr.

Mr. John C. DeRosa Jr., 83, of LaGrange passed away Monday, November 4, 2013, at the Columbus Medical Center.

Mr. DeRosa was born November 20, 1929, in Newark, NJ; son of the late John C. DeRosa Sr. and the late Mary Napolitano DeRosa. He had served his country most of his life, as a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and retired from the G.S.A. after 35 years of service. He had also attended East LaGrange Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Joseph Caternicchio of LaGrange; son and daughter-in-law, Eugene and Felicia DeRosa of Toms River, NJ; grandson, Justin Harper DeRosa of Buchannan, Ga., and granddaughter Alexandra DeRosa of Baltimore, MD; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Billy and Joyce Pope of LaGrange and several nieces and nephews. Mr. DeRosa was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Pope DeRosa and seven brothers and sisters.

Cryptside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Restlawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum with Rev. Bobby Robinson officiating. The family will receive friends at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home before the service from 10:00 until 11:00.

Condolences may be expressed and memories shared in the guest book at

Funeral Home

Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home
506 Hill Street Lagrange, GA 30241
(706) 884-5626

Published in LaGrange Daily News from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2013