Rocco "Rocky" SchirripaAugust 21, 1936 ~ July 24, 2017 (age 80)
Schirripa, Rocco "Rocky" of Peabody formerly of East Boston passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday July 24th at the ago of 80.
Rocco was born in Marina Gioiosa Ionica, Italy on August 21,1936 to Salvatore Schirripa and Maria Caterina Totino. He was the former co-owner of Meridian Market where he was fondly known as Rocky. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Beloved husband of Marianna (Petrolo).
Devoted father of Maria Accardi and her husband Anthony of Wilmington, Salvatore Schirripa and his fiance Lynne Kelly of Danvers and Luigi Schirripa and his wife Angelina of Peabody.
Dear brother of Frank Schirripa and his wife Catherine of Saugus and Rosa Petrolo and her husband Rocco of East Boston.
Fond brother-in-law of the late Rocco Petrolo and his surviving wife Rosa of Australia and Giulia Petrolo and her late husband Pasquale Romeo of Italy.
Cherished grandfather of Alexander, Elizabeth, Joseph, Rocco, Salvatore, Marco and Sofia. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends will honor Rocky's life by gathering on Thursday July 27th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St. East Boston, MA and again on Friday morning at 8:30 AM before leaving in funeral procession to St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church 59 Ashley St. East Boston for a 10:00 AM Funeral Mass in celebration of Rocky's life. Services will conclude with Rocco being entombed at Woodlawn Mausoleum, Everett, MA.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Liver Foundation 188 Needham St., Newton MA 02461
Funeral Home is handicap accessible. Courtesy valet parking at front entrance. Ample off-street parking. Children's Room available. For complimentary transportation to the visiting hours please call 617-569-0990
American Liver Foundation
188 Needham St., Newton MA 02461