Rocco A. Cesarone, priest’s father, dies


Rocco A. Cesarone, 92, the father of Father Jeffrey Cesarone, died April 10.

An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, Cesarone was predeceased by his wife, Virginia; parents, Donato and Angelina; six sisters and a brother. He is survived by his children, Father Jeff and Marilyn; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Thursday morning, April 14 at Stella Maris Church, Philadelphia. On Friday, April 15, a funeral procession to Beverly National Cemetery was scheduled to start at 10 a.m. at Ruffenach Funeral Home, 21st Street and Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia.

Donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Priory, 1269 Bayview Road, Middletown, Del. 19709.