Philip A. DelRosso Sr., age 87, of S. Weymouth and formerly of Braintree passed away surrounded by loving family Tuesday March 10, 2020. Phil was born and raised in Italy. He came to the United States when he was 16 and started working immediately as a mechanic to help support his family. Phil married his beloved wife Claire in 1956. Phil and Claire started a family in Florida then lived in Quincy and Braintree prior to retiring to S. Weymouth. Phil retired from the Gillette Company after many years. Phil enjoyed bowling, fishing, gardening, and the beach but most of all enjoyed spending time with family.
Phil was predeceased by his wife of over 60 years Claire DelRosso (Bersani). He is survived by his loving children Phil DelRosso Jr. and the late Donna of Plymouth, John DelRosso and his wife Donna of NH, David DelRosso and his wife Kimberly of Pembroke, and Diana Maccorrone and her husband Paul of Weymouth. Phil is also survived by his cherished eleven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and his siblings Joseph, Columbia, Lena, Lucia, and Michael.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the visiting hours for Phil on Sunday March 15, 2020 from 4-8pm in the C. C. Shepherd Funeral home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) Weymouth, MA. Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home Monday morning at 9am for a Celebration of Life prior to a funeral mass which will take place at St. Francis Xavier Church, Weymouth at 10am. Burial will immediately follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Donations may be made in memory of Phil to the Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.