Obituary of Rocchina Cornacchia
Cornacchia, Rocchina (nee D'Emilio), 79, died on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Mrs. Cornacchia was born and raised in Deliceto, Foggia, Italy. She came to the United States in 1957 and settled in Lyndhurst. She was a seamstress and a member of ILGWU for a few years, but her main job was to take care of the family. Rocchina is predeceased by her beloved husband, Carmelo Cornacchia, who recently passed away on October 7, 2020. She is survived by her loving sons, Joseph Cornacchia & his wife, Sandra and Anthony Cornacchia & his wife, Carol and by her cherished granddaughters, Daniella and Nicole. She will be greatly missed by her brother, Gerardo D'Emilio & his wife, Zorina and her sister, Iolanda Scola & her husband, Gus, and by many nieces and nephews and by many loving friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation held at Nazare Memorial Home Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 9:00 AM then to Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst where at 10:00 AM a Funeral Mass will be offered. Entombment will be private at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rocchina's memory to the Lyndhurst Police Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 471, 297 Delafield Avenue Lyndhurst, NJ 07071. Please express your condolences to Rocchina's family by using our Tribute Wall.
Gathering at the Funeral Home
Committal and Entombment
Three generations of a family that took root in Lyndhurst and have created a legacy to be the people you know with respect, dignity and compassion for all those who pass through our doors. For close to 90 years the Nazare Memorial Home has been a pillar of service to the people of Lyndhurst and its bordering communities.