Rocco A. Del Monte, Jr., age 80, of Philadelphia passed away on March 26, 2016 with his children and grandchildren by his side. Beloved Husband of Marguerite (nee Tallarico). Father of Rocco A.,III, the late Louis, Joseph (Kim), Mia McKay (Fran), Daniel (Tina) and Ann Martinelli (Marc). Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, his sisters; Rita and Gerri, his cousin Antoinette and many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his brothers; John and Thomas and his sisters; Gloria and Mary. His spirit will live on in the hearts of many and his fight for life will inspire all. Funeral Mass Thursday 11:45 AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church 891 E. Cathedral Rd. Phila., PA 19128. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing at the Church Thursday after 9:45 AM. Interment Westminster Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Abington Memorial Hospital LVAD Unit c/o Terry Hollander 1200 Old York Rd. Abington, PA 19001 or Solana 1419 Horsham Rd. North Wales, PA 19454 would be appreciated.