Robert R Rocco of Green Ohio, born in Akron on April 26, 1945 reunited in Heaven on December 30, 2020 with his parents John Rocco, Mae (Daulbaugh-Rocco)Perkins, stepfather Henry Perkins, brothers Bill and Johnny Rocco.
He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, joined in 1964, received many awards including the Purple Heart at the DeNang Hospital in Vietnam.
He graduated from Akron University and Walsh College. Bob retired from Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 2008 with more than 36 years of service. He was also active in his Union, URW/USW Local 7 serving as Treasurer and Vice President among other Union duties. Bob's strong sense of integrity, altruism, and humor will never be forgotten.
He leaves to mourn wife Mary of 54 years, children Jack (Marianne) Rocco, Dan Rocco, Julie (Rick) Wollet, Matthew (Dawn) Rocco, step-granddaughter Leanna, sisters Angie Rocco, Colleen (Denny) Eisentrout, Patricia (Denny) Bower, brothers David Rocco and Larry (Terri) Rocco, brother-in-law Michael (Carla) Scarpitti, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He will be deeply missed, until we meet again.
Due to Covid, private service will be held later. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Disabled American Vets or the Humane Society.
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