Rocco Prestia
Rocco Prestia

Obituary of Rocco Prestia

Rocco Prestia, 84, of Woodland Park, passed away in Florida on April 7, 2021. Rocco was born in Gioiosa Ionica, Italy, on January 8, 1937, to the late Francesco and Rosina (Caracciolo) Prestia. He was a tailor at Frank Fava Custom Tailor in Totowa for many years until his retirement. After retiring, Rocco enjoyed gardening and spending time enjoying the sunshine and sea at the Jersey Shore and in Florida.  
Rocco was the beloved husband of Antoinette (Calabrese) Prestia; the adored father of Frank Prestia (wife Molly) and Peter Prestia; and the treasured grandfather of Christopher, Neena, and Dianah Prestia. Rocco was predeceased by two brothers and one sister. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Dina and Maria Prestia and many nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be Thursday, April 15th from 4:00 - 7:00pm at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Ave., Woodland Park. A funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, April 16th at 10:00am at Our Lady of Pompei Church in Paterson. Entombment will follow at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the

American Diabetes Association

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American Heart Association

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Santangelo Funeral Home
635 McBride Avenue
Woodland Park, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Friday, April 16, 2021
Our Lady Of Pompei
70 Murray Avenue
Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa, NJ
295 Totowa Road
Totowa, New Jersey, United States