Rocco Antonio Onorino was born on July 23rd 1941 in Scilla, in Reggio Calabria, Italy. Born to Clemente Onorino and Maria Macri. Rocco passed away on Wednesday, November 27th at the age of 78. Predeceased by his brothers Domenico and Giuseppe. He is survived by his wife Giuseppa (Scarfone) of 52 years; His brother Pasquale, his sisters Pasqualina and Annunziata; his son Egidio Onorino and his wife Dawn, his daughters Maria Lupinacci and her husband Luigi, Antonette Barile and her husband Gabe & Donna Ficarra and her husband Vincent; and his beloved 11 grandchildren Matthew, Alex, Brandon, Isabella, Sophia, Amanda, Rocco, Lucas, Ella, Olivia and Vincent.
Rocco came to the U.S. at the age of 25. He arrived in New Rochelle, NY in 1966 and never left. He became a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, where he fulfilled his dreams of starting a family, building a successful masonry business and having a passion for life. Where he also very active within the community as a board member of the Casa Calabria Society.
He was very strong willed and determined to defeat any obstacles in his way. Giving up was never an option. He continuously defeated the odds through his strength, determination, and courage, which were attributes that defined his life. His legacy will continue to live on through his children and grandchildren forever.
Wake Services: Sunday Dec.1st from 2-7pm
Lloyd Maxcy & Sons
16 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805
Mass: Monday Dec. 2nd at 10:30am
Blessed Sacrament Church
15 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805
Entombment: Following Mass
St. Mary’s Cemetery
1 High St, Port Chester, NY 10573