Rocco “Rocky” Tor­si­tano

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Rocco “Rocky” Tor­si­tano of Southamp­ton, Pa. died Tues­day, March 26, 2013. He was 80.

He was born in Tre­bisacce, Italy, and for­merly lived in Bri­g­an­tine, N.J.

He was the son of the late Giuseppe and Mad­dalena (DeMarco) Tor­si­tano and lov­ing hus­band of the late An­gelina (Scia­rra) Tor­si­tano.

He is sur­vived by his wife, Camille (Fermo) Tor­si­tano.

Rocco owned a land­scap­ing busi­ness be­fore he re­tired.

He was proud of both his Ital­ian her­itage and to be an Amer­i­can. He had a love for his fam­ily, gar­denLnJ, fiVKLnJ, DnG KunWLnJ.

Rocco was the brother of Francesca Citrigno (Vin­cenzo), An­to­nio Tor­si­tano (Francesca), Ca­te­rina Tom­bari (Vit­to­rio), Gio­vanni Tor­si­tano (Dolores) and the late Vin­cenzo Tor­si­tano (Rosina); fa­ther of Mad­dalena Krause (John), Rosina Roc­camo (Robert), Ca­te­rina Briglia (Jef­frey), An­gela Gart­land (Christo­pher) and Rocky Tor­si­tano (Deirdre); and is sur­vived by his 11 grand­chil­dren who were his life, Christo­pher, Jar­rett, Ni­cholas, Mi­randa, John, An­gelina, Rosina, Robert, Vin­cent, Cal­lista and Alexan­der. Rocco also leaves be­hind fam­ily in the United States and Italy.

Rel­a­tives and friends were in­vited to call from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tues­day, April 2, at the Kirk & Nice Sub­ur­ban Chapel, 333 County Line Road, Feasterville, PA 19053. A funeral Mass will be cel­e­brated at 10 a.m., April 3 at Our Lady of Good Coun­sel Church, 611 Knowles Ave., Southamp­ton, PA 18966. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Sun­set Me­mo­rial Park.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions in his name may be made to Abing­ton Hospice at Warmin­ster, 225 New­town Rd., Warmin­ster, PA 18974.

Kirk & Nice Sub­ur­ban Chapel, Feasterville.

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