William J. De Rosa of Newtown died peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Chandler Hall Hospice with his wife at his side. He was 70.
Born in New York, NY, he was the beloved husband of 28 years to Nina Mariotti De Rosa. He was the son of the late William J. and Lillian Draghi De Rosa.
Bill was a resident of Newtown for the past 22 years and a communicant of the Church of St. Andrew. He retired in 2004 after a very successful career in the printing profession. Bill enjoyed the special times that he spent at the beach with his family, especially during the summer months. He will be sadly missed by his devoted and loving family.
In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his children and their spouses; Gina Corrado and her husband Anthony, Joseph De Rosa and his wife Deanine, Alaina and Ali De Rosa , his brother, Thomas De Rosa and his 4 special grandchildren; Joseph, Chelsea, Jared and Jacqueline.
Bill’s family will receive condolences on Friday, May 25, 2012, from 10:00 am until his Funeral Mass 11:00 am at the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Rd. Newtown, PA 18940.
Interment will follow in Newtown Cemetery, Newtown.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay St. Newtown, PA 18940 or to Penn Medicine Development & Alumni Relations, 3535 Market St., Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104. www.uphsgift.upenn.edu
Church of St. Andrew
81 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940
16 N. Chancellor Street, Newtown, PA 18940