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Fred V. La Rocca
August 18, 1932 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Mr. Fred V. La Rocca., 91, of Nutley, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue, on Wednesday, January 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. There will be a funeral mass celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 60 Byrd Avenue at 12:30 p.m. The interment will be at Glendale Cemetery, 28 Hoover Avenue, Bloomfield with naval military honors.
Fred was born in Queens, NY and resided in Newark, NJ before moving to Nutley in 1960. He was a graduate of Montclair State University and a 5th Grade Teacher in the Bloomfield School System for over 40 years before retiring in 1997. Fred loved reading about sports and enjoyed watching all sporting events. He was an avid New York Yankee and Notre Dame Football fan. Fred served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He is survived by beloved children Fred J. La Rocca, Kathi La Rocca; and his loving sister Vivian Schiaviano.
Fred is predeceased by his wife Patricia (nee Murray) La Rocca.