Joseph Roccia, age 63, from Philadelphia, PA, is the loving and adored husband of Susan Wilson. As of February 18, 2021, Joseph has been called home with the Lord.
Joseph was born on March 19, 1957. He’s the son of the late Nicholas Roccia and Margaret (Peggy) Doyle Roccia. He is the father of Katie Martino and his children Christopher (Joanne) and Nicole (Scott) with his predeceased wife, Robin Roccia. He is grandfather to Austin (Kimberly) Martino. He is brother to Carmen (Paul) and the late Nicholas. He is uncle to many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews.
Joseph graduated from Mastbaum High School in 1975 then furthered his education with a combination of tech school classes, college courses, and certification classes. He always engaged in continued learning and taught himself a wealth of knowledge.
Joseph worked at Drexel University for over 30 years, becoming Lead Master Electrician/Engineer. He was loved and appreciated by so many of his co-workers.
Joey had a lot of faith and attended various churches throughout the years. He served in many capacities including singing in the choir, serving meals and cleaning up afterwards, teaching Sunday school, and reaching out to many as Youth Leader and Director. He was always showing love and patience with a humble personality. Joey Roccia was one of a kind, and there will never be another like him.
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