Rocco C. Brescia

February 1, 1928February 2, 2012

Becker Funeral Ho Becker Funeral Home, Westwood, NJ 201-664-0292

BRESCIA, Rocco C., 84, a lifelong resident of Emerson, NJ, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012. He was a Navy Veteran, has been a 60 year member of the Emerson Volunteer Fire Dept. where he served as Chief, (1963 and 1964), a member of the NJ State Exempt Member and Life Member. Before retiring he was employed by the Bergen County Parks Dept. He was a parishioner of Church of the Assumption, Emerson, NJ. Beloved husband of Joann (aka Joan) Brescia. Dear father of Michael Brescia and his wife Ellie of Patchogue, NY, and the late Donna Brescia. Loving grandfather of Tanya and John Tallorico of W. Hempstead, NY, Christina and Shawn Murray of Dumont, NJ, and the late Darrell Brescia. Cherished great grandfather of Nicholas Tallorico, Amber Lynn Brescia and Boston Brescia. Dear brother of Marie Castrovillari of Emerson, Domenick Brescia and his wife Phyllis of Lady Lake, FL and the late Joseph A. Berscia and Anthony Brescia. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and friends. The family will receive their relatives and friends at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9PM with a Fire Dept. Service at 8PM. The family will gather with their relatives and friends for the Funeral Mass at Church of the Assumption, Emerson, NJ on Tuesday at 9:30AM. Interment will follow at Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Rocco’s name to the Emerson Volunteer Fire Dept.


  • Visitation Monday, February 6, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, February 6, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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Mike Brescia

February 19, 2012

Miss you Dad

Jack, Doreen, Ryan, Alyssa Schmitt

February 7, 2012

Dear Joann, We are so sorry for your loss. You and Rocky are great neighbors! We remember when we first moved in, your warmth and kindness was so welcoming! That was over 20 yrs ago! Rocky will surely be missed here!

mary hanke-degreef

February 6, 2012

Dear Joann, I have been blessed to have known Rocky he was a wonderful friend to our family. As well as a godfather to Chris. May God Rest Rocky's soul

Emil J Hanke JR

February 6, 2012

Dear Joann, and Family, im sorry to hear Rocky has Passes. He was a Wonderful Godfather to my Brother Chris, and A Great friend to my Parents. We will miss Him. The Hanke Family.

Lynn + Jimmy Barraclough/ Cuffe

February 6, 2012

Dearest Pee-Pa, I have had the pleasure to have known you since I was 16 years old......42 years.....a long time.
He was a noble, fair,up front,caring person. Pee-Pa loved his grandchildren unconditionally, He was one of the kindness, most empathetic, real persons I have had the pleasure to know in my life time. I know his suffering has ended now and he is up there with Darrel probably playing UNO... A game they played on countless weekends that they spent together when Darrel was a child. His love and doting on Christina will be always remembered. He is and always was the quintessential Grand Father. We Will All Miss him and love him very much!!! Look Out Darrel.........Here comes Pee-Pa..

Fr. George McBride

February 5, 2012

Dear Marie & Family, so sorry for your loss. I will remember Rocco in my Masses this week. And he will have a special Memorial during the Easter Vigil. May he Rest in Peace.
Sincerely yours in Christ, Fr. George McBride

Dominick and Phyllis Brescia

February 4, 2012

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.