SPRINGFIELD, IL – Richard “Dick” DeRosa, 77, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born February 8, 1943, to Michael and Pauline (Rose) DeRosa, both of whom preceded him in death. He married Dianne McClelland on October 18, 1964, in Mt. Sterling.
Dick was a US Navy Veteran. He was the former owner and operator of Mar-Vista Homes, Inc. He was a member of the Elks Club. He enjoyed playing cards, hunting, golfing, bowling and cooking. He was especially proud of his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne; children, Christel DeRosa and Todd (Andrea) DeRosa and grandchildren, Ashley, Angela, Mikayle and Rilyn.
A private family service will be held 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home.
Pastor Randall Garrett will officiate. Burial will follow in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: American Lung Association.Read More