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Margaret DeRocco

November 19, 1932 - May 5, 2022


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Margaret R. DeRocco

May 5, 2022


Margaret R. DeRocco, 89, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Allied Services Hospice Center in Wilkes-Barre.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late James and Gelsomina Botticello DeRocco. Margaret was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School. Prior to her retirement in 1994, Margaret was employed as an office manager at Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc.


Margaret was preceded in death by her siblings John, Vincent “Jim,” and Teresa DeRocco.


Survivng are her siblings, Carl DeRocco and his wife Rosalie, Hanover Township; Marie Showanes, Wilkes-Barre; her dog Lucy, who was her companion and friend; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.


Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 A.M. from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 A.M. in St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt Street, Larksville, PA, 18651. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hanover Township.


Friends may call on Monday from 8:30-10 A.M. at the funeral home.


Margaret’s family would like to thank the staff at Allied Hospice Center.