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Rocco J. Mariotti


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Rocco J. Mariotti Obituary
Rocco J. MariottiSARATOGA SPRINGS - Rocco J. Mariotti of Saratoga Springs, NY passed away suddenly on Friday May 4, 2018 at his home. He was 78 years old. Born on June 9, 1939 in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Leo and Dominica Mariotti. Mr. Mariotti was a decorated officer and detective for the New York City Police Department for over 26 years. As a detective with the 20th Precinct, he was a member of the Roaring 20's Club within the precinct. Rocco retired from the department in 1987. Upon his retirement, he provided security for several companies, including Brinks and the Sagamore Hotel in Bolton Landing, NY. He later worked as a bus driver for both the Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa School Districts and also drove for Durrin Transportation, a private bus company. He married his current wife, Donna F. Cuvar on December 28, 1991. He and Donna in their life together were animal lovers and patrons of many animal related charities. They devoted their time to the rescue of animals, particularly the cats that shared their home. Survivors include his wife, Donna Cuvar-Mariotti of Saratoga Springs, two step daughters, Debra Benevento of Staten Island, NY and Lisa Morris of Nashville, TN, a brother, Carl Payne of Waterbury Center, VT, a sister, Laura Pampino of Middletown, NJ half-sisters, Carletta Longo of Magnolia, NJ and Marietta Norbeck of Mantua, NJ, 5 step grandchildren and 3 close friends, Tony Mazza, Saviero Russo and Rocco Migliori. Family and friends may call from 5:00-8:00 pm on Thursday May 10, 2018 at the Tunison Funeral Home, 105 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made in his memory to the North Shore Animal League, 25 Davis Ave. Port Washington, NY 11050. Online remembrances can be made at www.tunisonfuneralhome.com http://www.lastingmemories.com/rocco-j-mariotti
Published in The Saratogian on May 9, 2018
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