Rocca, Doris B. (Dery) of Watertown, Ma, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2019. She was 90 years old. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 65 years, Joseph F. Rocca. Doris was the daughter of the late Emile and Rose Dery.
Doris graduated from Somerville High School in 1945. She worked many years at Polaroid in Cambridge and Waltham. She had an artistic flair and enjoyed creating beautiful ceramic holiday pieces, which her family will cherish forever. She enjoyed travelling near and far, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Loving mother of Joseph A. Rocca and his wife Shari (Nash) of Watertown, Thomas F. Rocca (Captain, Watertown Police) and his wife Eileen (St. Onge) of Burlington, and Sheila A. McCarthy and her husband Robert of Norwell. Proud grandmother of Christina, Michael, Rachelle, Ashley, David and Joel Rocca and Christine and Bobby McCarthy. Sister of Dianne Masse, Robert Dery, the late Francis Dery and Bernard Dery. Doris is also survived by five great-grand children and many loving nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday, April 16 from 4-8 pm at the DeVito Family Funeral Home, 761 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown MA. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:00 am on Wednesday, April 17 at Sacred Heart Church, 770 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA. Interment will follow at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Watertown.