April 13, 1930 ~ July 21, 2020

Born in: Rochester, New York
Resided in: Greece, New York

Greece:  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at age 90 went home to be with his parents, Rocco Sr. and Assunta; wife, Marie; daughter, Anita Cantabene; brothers, Marcello (Effie), Anthony (Maryann), Frank; sisters, Mary (Joe) Imburgia, Natalie (Anthony) Julian; brother-in-law, John Cappellupo.  Survived by his sister, Connie Capellupo; granddaughter, Melanie (Jerrod) Druzynski; sister-in-law, Nazorine Patricelli; son-in-law, George (Stephanie) Cantabene; nieces, nephews; loving family and dear friends.  Rocco was a loving spouse, father and grandfather.

Rocco’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 28th 9:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church.  Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Camp Good Days and Special Times in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit


Service: July 28, 2020 9:30 am

St. Charles Borromeo Church
3003 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14616

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Rocco Patricelli 's name.

Camp Good Days and Special Times

1332 Pittsford Mendon Road
Mendon, NY 14506,

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  1. Rocky always had a smile and a twinkle in his eye. He was such a kind man. My prayers and condolences are with his family.

  2. I’m sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

  3. We are sorry to hear about Rocky’s passing. Our heartfelt sympathy to all family and friends. You’re in our thoughts and prayers . Monika and Michael

  4. My prayers, love and sympathy go out to you all in a huge way. Cousin Rocky will forever be in my heart. His gentle smile, kind nature and smiling eyes always warmed my heart.

  5. My prayers, love and sympathy go out to you all in a huge way. Cousin Rocky will forever be in my heart. His gentle smile, kind nature and smiling eyes always warmed my heart.

  6. Growing up, my family lived next door to Rocky’s sister and brother-in-law. We would see Rocky at family gatherings. He was our favorite. Rocky was always cheerful and glad to see us kids. My sister and I also loved his sense of humor. We would always seek him out. Rest in Peace.

  7. w orked with rocco many years at lawyers coop pub comp. noy a nicer person in the factory ,played golf and with rocco and brother frank,he will be missed

  8. Rocky was our neighbor a few doors down the street for many years. We loved running into him in the neighborhood (or the mall where he was enjoying a cup of coffee) and having a good conversation. He was so kind and friendly, and he had a wonderful sense of humor. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers and sympathy to all of his family and friends.

  9. So sorry to learn of Rocky’s passing Today as my husband and I went to pay our respects to them and Daughter Annita at Holy Sepulchre Today.We didn’t know and we are so saddened to learn of this Today.Rocky and Marie were Eighteen year Friends with us on August 18th..Cherish The Day..Marie became my best Girlfriend and Rocky our Dearest kindest and funniest friend to have..We shared many dinners and lunches together and combined family events and celebrations.We like All loved this Beautiful inside and out couple.I became their phlebotomist for years and we just all clicked.God is so good to let us share life and their family for as long as we had them.Our sincere condolences to the Family. Patrick, Sandra Magliocco Tom, Tanya and Jason from his Heavenly Home.

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