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Rocco Pasquale Pezzella III


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Rocco Pezzella III

Forked River - Rocco Pasquale Pezzella III, age 65 of Forked River passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at his home. Rocco was born in Neptune and was formerly of Asbury Park Before moving to Forked River In 1986. He worked for Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station for 35 years, and was enlisted in the Army reserves. Rocco was a member of the Lacey Moose lodge.

Rocco was predeceased by his wife Ann in 2013. He is survived by his children; Jennifer and her husband Alex Cruz, and Rocco IV. Five grandchildren; Mia, Tori, Gavino, Alex and Sofia. His sister Cheryl and her husband Paul Sparta. He is also survived by his niece Kelly and three nephews; Paul Jr., Christopher and Marc.

A viewing will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 6-9pm and Saturday from 8:30 - 9am at Riggs Funeral Home 130 North Route 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 9:30am at St. Pius the Tenth RC Church, 300 Lacey Road. Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery Toms River, NJ. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, 45 Wilson Ave., Manalapan, NJ 07726 in Mr. Pezzella's Memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 13, 2018
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