Ferdinand DiRosa, of Blenheim, NJ, passed away on February 1,
2008. He was 61 years of age.
Ferdinand or "Ferd"
was the dearly beloved husband of Tina (nee Massa), the loving father of Maureen
Avery (Matthew) of Naples, FL, and Denise DiRosa, Frank (Sandy) DiRosa, and
Anthony (Laurie) DiRosa, all of Blackwood, the beloved step-father of Jennifer
Holland (Joseph) of Phoenixville, PA, the dear brother of Rose Simpson of Chews
Landing, NJ, Kay Caracciolo (Angelo) of Stone Harbor, NJ, and the late Marge
Martin, the proud grandfather of Danielle, Billy, Chance, Dominic, Dylan, Dalton,
Anthony, and his beloved late granddaughter, Alexa DiRosa. Ferd is also survived by
his mother-in-law Judy Massa of Blenheim, NJ; two sisters-in-law Judy Gore (Don) and
Kathy Wells (Steve), both of Erial, NJ: and numerous nieces, nephews, and
Ferd was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, a life member of Glendora
VFW Post #8714, and a member of Stetser-LaMartine American-Legion Post #281 of
Chews Landing, NJ. He was a Licensed Surveyor by profession and a member of the
Surveyors Association of West Jersey. He was also a long time member of "The
Viewings were held on Monday
evening, February 4, 2008, from 7:00-9:00 pm, and on Tuesday morning, February 5, 2008,
from 8:30-9:15 am, at Earle Funeral Home, 122 W. Church St., Blackwood, NJ.
His funeral mass followed the Tuesday viewing at 10:00 am at St. Jude's Roman
Catholic Church, 402 S. Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ. Burial was in
St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing, NJ.
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