Rocco V. D'Aversa, 95, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ passed away December 13, 2019 with his children by his side at Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center in Blackwood, NJ after fighting a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Husband of the late Marie D'Aversa (nee Scarduzio). Beloved father of Leon D'Aversa of Mt. Ephraim and Darlene (Carl Jr.) Capasso of West Deptford. Beloved grandfather to Joseph (Lauren) Capasso Cape Coral, Fl. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rocco was an Army veteran and retired from Campbell Soup company after 25 years of service, a job he loved to go to every day. He enjoyed raising and racing homing pigeons with his best friend Joe. He enjoyed fishing every summer, golfing, the casino, gardening and spending a shore vacation with his daughter and grandson. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday December 19, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the St. Mary Church 426 Monmouth St, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Viewing from 9:15-10:15 AM prior to mass at the church. Interment New St. Mary Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ. Contributions in Rocco's name may be made to Alzheimer's Association South Jersey regional office 3 Eves Dr., Suite 310 Marlton, New Jersey 08053 Phone: 856-797-1212.
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