Rocco F. Laudato of Monroe passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. He was 84 years old.
The son of Francesco and Teresa Franco Laudato, he was born Oct. 21, 1934, in San Arsenio, Italy.
Rocco was a Master Furniture & Cabinet Maker at Rocco Woodworking in Long Island City.
He was an avid outdoorsman and hunter, being a life member of the NRA and Monroe-Chester Sportsman’s Club.
He was a 60-year member of Santa Maria Catholic Church in the Bronx.
Rocco is predeceased by his loving wife Lucy.
Rocco was a loving father and grandfather. He is survived by his sons: Frank and his wife Cathy; Enrico and his fiancée Robyn Ruthberg; Rich and his wife Tracy; Mario and his wife Nadiya; and Marcello and his wife Valerie; his 11 grandchildren: Frank, Rocco, Renee, Danny, Cynthia, Raymond, Lucia, Marcello, Bogdan, Lucia and Anthony; his brother Domenico; and his sister Maria Zummo.
Visitation was held Aug. 25 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe.
A Funeral Service Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church in Monroe on Aug. 26.
Interment took place at St. Raymond’s Cemetery in the Bronx.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.
Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).