Gary A. LaRocco age 69 of Marlboro, Ohio, passed away Tuesday 10/25. Born in Canton to the late Nick and Anna (Roberto) LaRocco, he was preceded in death by his wife Joyce. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1965. Gary was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in the Vietnam War. He enjoyed 30 years of dedicated service to Monarch Industrial Tire. He was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the VFW and the DAV. He is survived by his children Louis (Christine) LaRocco of Frisco, TX, Diane LaRocco of Griffin, GA, grandchildren Julia, Angelina, Giavanna, Viviana, and Dominic, sister Michelle (Damien) Marchione of Canton, and brother Salvatore (Brenda) LaRocco of Sumter, SC. Family and friends will be received on Monday 10/31 from 6 to 8 pm at the Rossi Family Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday 11/1 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church of Alliance with Rev. Fr. Matthew Mankowski celebrant. Internment will be at Marlboro Cemetery. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of St. Joseph Care Center and Aultman Hospice for all their loving care.
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