March 27, 1937 ~ January 18, 2023

Born in: New York, NY
Resided in: Smithtown, NY

The family request that donations can be made in Richard’s loving memory to: St. Jude Childrens Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105

https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?sc_icid=wtg-mm-btn-donate-now

Services

Visitation: January 22, 2023 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home of Commack
2115 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725


Second Visitation: January 22, 2023 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home of Commack
2115 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725


Mass: January 23, 2023 10:00 am

Christ The King R.C. Church
2 Indian Head Road
COMMACK, NY 11725


Entombment:

St. Charles Cemetery
2015 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, Long Island


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  1. My sweet great Uncle Richie . You showed our family the love you have for them with the family tree you created ( you worked so hard on it ). Your family loves you endlessly.

  2. Mike sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I know how close and how much he meant to you. While sad, sharing his memories with your children will ensure that he will never be forgoten and you will always have those good times to look back on.

  3. candleBest father-in-law ever!! Thank you Poppy for everything, for all of your help with the house and with the boys. I will always remember all the great times we’ve had together. And hope to someday be more like you. God Bless all of the LaRocco family, relatives, and friends. Miss you already Poppy but we all will be strong and you will always be in our hearts, forever.

  4. It had been honor knowing you❤️ even for few years .You will always be the consumate husband, father and grandfather❤️. I always say ….move over George Clooney because you were so handsome!!! Heaven has a Gold ✨️😇Angel now. Every time I pick up prosciutto bread I will think of you❤️. Love, Debbie Sciacca

    • We are deeply saddened to hear that Mr. LaRocco is no longer with us, but in heaven peaceful and pain free now. I’ll never forget the times you helped us with the house. You are such a good man and we will miss you dearly.🌹🕊️
      Love Paul, Crystal and Jimmy Quigley

  5. We are deeply saddened to hear that Mr. LaRocco is no longer with us, but in heaven peaceful and pain free now. I’ll never forget the times you helped us with the house. You are such a good man and we will miss you dearly.🌹🕊️
    Love Paul, Crystal and Jimmy Quigley

  6. Always a gentle soul, and a calming voice for all, during all times. Heaven has gained here, and it’s important to celebrate all of the memories, as well as all of the mentoring he has provided. He is in Jesus’ arms now and will now enjoy his eternal citizenship in Heaven. Thanks be to God for Poppy, and prayers to the entire LaRocco family for strength during this time, and also for all vivid memories so that you can also smile and laugh to celebrate Poppy’s life. God bless, and Jesus loves you!

  7. candleRichie was a good man, and a good father. I missed talking to him on the phone when he would call me about family and life in general. Prayers to the entire LaRocco family. Richie is at peace now in Heaven. God bless you!

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