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Rocco F. Buffone

May 4, 1934 ~ July 19, 2019 (age 85)


Rocco F. Buffone, 85, of Greensburg, died Friday, July 19, 2019 in Hempfield Manor.  He was born May 4, 1934 in New Kensington, a son of the late Ralph and Antoinette (Gazzo) Buffone.  He had been self-employed as a real estate appraiser.  He was Catholic by faith.  Rocco taught real estate classes at Penn State. He was a member of the Lions Club, American Legion Post #868 in Lower Burrell and Strickers Bowling League. He was a former member of Greensburg Country Club and Willowbrook Country Club. Rocco was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Marla J. (McGarrity) Buffone on January 18, 2014 and a grandson Jerry Burford.  He is survived by his children: Frank Buffone and his wife Kristen of Southwest Greensburg, Bridgette Burford and her husband Timothy, Sr. of Natrona Heights, Tisha Baffone and Brian Householder of Greensburg, Michael Brock and wife Nancy of Allegheny Township and Paula Durkin and her husband Mike of Allegheny Township; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; a brother, Ralph Buffone and his wife Carol of Philadelphia; a sister in law, Ann Buterbaugh and husband Don of Lower Burrell; his lifelong friend, Muggsy Zellerino and several nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received from 4 to 8 PM Thursday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg.   Interment will be in the Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Monday, July 29, 2019.     In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, 510 Pellis Road, Suite 203, Greensburg, PA 15601

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July 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Greensburg Location
516 Stanton at Green Streets
Greensburg, PA 15601

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