Obituary for Rocco Donald Belvedere
It is with great sorrow after a lengthy illness that we announce the passing of Rocco Donald Belvedere, on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Cherished husband of 56 years to Sandra (nee Marcocchio). Loving father of Joseph (Joanne), David (Helena), Jillian Romagnuolo ( Lorenzo). Treasured grandfather to Melissa, Michael, Nickolas, Vanessa, Jenna and Jillian. Son of the late Olga and Michael. Loved brother of Michael (Anne). Predeceased by his sister Gail. Deeply loved by sisters and brothers in law Kathy and Larry Citrullo, Lynn and Robert Marcocchio. Rocco was adored by all his nieces and nephews who gave him much joy.
Rocco was a visionary entrepreneur and innovator. He was the founder of Belvedere International Inc.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place within the funeral home in the Chapel of St. Joseph on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., at Holy Cross, 211 Langstaff Road East (West of Bayview Avenue). Private family entombment will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for the Rocco Donald Belvedere Healing Garden Fund at St. Joseph Health Centre., 30 The Queensway, Toronto, ON., M6R 1B5. Online donations may be made at http://support.stjoe.on.ca/belvederegarden or you may call at 416 – 530 – 6704.
A special thanks to his private caregivers: Joao Neto, Joseph Pimentel, Joe Rasonabe, Tenzing Kunda , and Rommel Salas. The Village of Humber Heights were outstanding with the care they gave.