~~Anthony T. Roccanova, 86, of Union passed away on November 2, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was employed for 5 years with SpetCor Electronics and Brooklyn Union Gas for 20 years before retiring in 1993. Anthony served in the United States Army Air Force during WWII. Born in Brooklyn, where he lived for 78 years, he moved to Union 9 years ago.
Predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years, Antonia who died in 2009 and his son-in-law Artie who died in 2008, Anthony is survived by his 6 loving children; Isabella Roccanova, Anthony Roccanova, Ruthann Santangelo, Paula Hansen, Joanne Nellis and Vincent Roccanova, 2 sons-in-law, 2 daughters-in-law, 10 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Visitation is from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9pm on Tuesday, November 4th at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave in Union. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:15am on Wednesday, November 5th at St. Michael the Archangel, 1212 Kelly St, Union with a burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery on Staten Island. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville 08691