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Mina M. "Mickie" LaRocca

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Mina M. "Mickie" LaRocca Obituary
Mina M. "Mickie" LaRocca

AGE: 78 • Wall Township

Mina "Mickie" LaRocca (nee Smith) entered into eternal life on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Sunnyside Manor Nursing Home, Wall Township surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Paterson, N.J., Mickie resided in Newark for 11 years and Livingston for 22 years and Spring Lake Heights for 7 years, then Brick for 11 years before moving to Wall in 2015. Mickie was the center of her family's universe. She was loved by all who had the great fortune to know her.

Mickie was predeceased by her beloved husband Angelo "Al" "Sonny" LaRocca on April 7, 2012, her parents George and Jean Christie Smith, her siblings Harry and George Smith, Alice McClure, Jeannie Giambatese, and Barbara Smith.

She is survived by her devoted children, Louis LaRocca of Savannah, Ga., Natalie LaRocca-Cawley of Wall Twp, Angela Flarity and husband Thomas of Manasquan, and her cherished grandchildren Devon and Sean Flarity of Manasquan, her siblings, John Smith of Elmwood Park and Bonnie Winters of Greentown, Pa. and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:30am at St. Mark's RC Church, 215 Crescent Parkway, Sea Girt, NJ 08750. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in memory of Mickie to the ( 3 Eves Drive, Suite 310, Marlton, NJ, 08053 envelopes will be available at the funeral home on Friday.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 23, 2017
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