Rocco Camas, Jr., 81, of Bradford, PA passed away Monday, October 23, 2023, at Erie County Medical Center.
Born July 4, 1942, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Rocco and Mary C. (Mongillo) Camas Sr. He was a 1962 graduate at Saint Bernard’s High School.
After high school he joined the United States Army on January 10, 1963. He served in France, as a dental assistant until he was honorably discharged on November 24, 1965.
On August 17, 1968, at Saint Bernard Catholic Church, he married Kay (Donohue) Camas, who survives.
Rocco worked at the Downbeat Restaurant and later at McCourt Label from where he retired.
He was a lifetime member of St. Bernard Church, the LaStella Lodge, Ramblers Association, Marche Club, and Italian American Progressive Club. He also was an avid hunter and enjoyed AKC brace field trials with his beagles.
Surviving are two daughters, Marjorie (Brack) Wilson, of Smithfield NC, Toni Hess, of Edinboro, one son, Timothy Camas, of CA, five grandchildren, Lex Hess, Sullivan Hess, Braxton Wilson, Charlotte Wilson, and Nolan Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Joe Camas, Nick Camas, Jack Camas, and two sisters, Antoinette DeAmbrose, and Minnie Camas.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 10 to 11 am in St. Bernard Church, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial with Fr. Jim Gutting as Celebrant. Burial will be at the St. Bernard Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Ramblers Owls Recycling 212 Maple Street Edinboro, PA 16412 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences can be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com