Joseph H. DeRose

July 11, 2016

DeRose, Joseph Obituary

Joseph Henry DeRose, 88 of Milford, PA passed away July 11, 2016 in Belle Reve Senior Living Community, Milford, PA. He was a retired Building Supervisor for George B. Buck Consultants, New York, NY, owner of the Crystal Spring House, Shohola, PA and owner and operator of DeRose Contracting, Shohola, PA. Joseph was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1946 to 1947.

The son of the late Francis and Loretta (Thruelsen) DeRose he was born February 7, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. He was married to Laura Ann (Canessa) DeRose February 1, 1948 in Brooklyn, NY.

Survivors include his wife; children Rosemarie Richter of Milford, PA, Patricia Feinberg of Media, Pa, Joseph DeRose, Jr. of Milford, PA, Annette Martin of Milford, PA, Donna Glynn of Narrowsburg, NY, LauraJean Innella of Shohola, PA, Louann Jarrell of Jacksonville, FL, Susan Hilton of Norfolk, VA; brother Michael DeRose, two sisters Mary Dolan of Brooklyn, NY, Loretta Ansbro of Brooklyn, NY; 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers John and George DeRose.

Burial took place in Milford Cemetery, Dingman Township, PA

Memorial donations may be made to the Ecumenical Food Pantry, 321 5th St., Milford, PA 18337.

Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA (

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