January 20, 2013

Dominick DeRose, 94, of Naples, FL, passed away on January 20, 2013. Born in Cliffside Park, NJ on September 5, 1918 to the late Patsy and Rose (Lacada) DeRose, Dominick resided in NJ prior to relocating to Miami, FL in 1955 with his beloved wife of 62 years, Ann.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dominick served during WWII. He was an automotive mechanic who loved spending time with his family and friends; above all, however, he was a dedicated grandfather.

Dominick was predeceased by his sisters, Anna Skinner and Virginia Summers and his brother, Rocco DeRose and niece, Marilyn. He is survived by his loving wife, Ann; sister, Sue DeRose; children, Dianne (Ross) Worthy, Dominick (Karen) DeRose, Marianne (Michael) Johnston and Matthew (Anne) DeRose; grandchildren, Durwood, Tonya (Scott), Katie, Joey, Chelsea, Domenic, Demi; great grandchild, Davin; and nieces and nephews, Johnny Kellie, Kathy and Patrica.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, with a service starting at 7:00 PM at Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL, 34119.

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1625 Pine Ridge Road Naples, FL 34109
(239) 592-1611

Published in The News-Press from Jan. 22 to Jan. 24, 2013