Geno DeRochi, 96, of Taylorville, IL died at 4:07 pm Thursday, September 5, 2013 at his residence.

He was born March 19, 1917 in Ladd, IL the son of Angelo and Anna Faoro DeRochi.  On June 5, 1948 he married Eleanor Wilcox in the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville.  He retired from Central Illinois Public Service Company and is a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville.  He was an Army veteran of World War II and a 65 year member of the Taylorville V.F.W.

Surviving are his children: Debbie Amling and husband Rob of Tower Hill, Philip DeRochi and wife Kriss of Taylorville, Gina Thoele of Cantrall, and Barb Snodgrass and husband Fred of Virden. Grandchildren: Rochelle DeRochi, Elisha Schnieders and husband Brandon, Sacie Sherman and husband Glenn III, Emily Thoele, Willie Goebel and wife Laura, Jereme Goebel, Steven Snodgrass, Brian Snodgrass, and Laura Snodgrass. Great Grandchildren: Jamieson Schnieders and Gavin Schnieders, and Guiseppe Goebel and one Great-Great Granddaughter: Carmela Goebel.  He was preceded in death by his parents; Granddaughter, Natalie Goebel; Twin Daughters in infancy; Brother, Brune DeRochi; and a sister Jacqueline Watts.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, September 10, with Rev. Tom Bellegante officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday at McClure Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to: Lakeshore Golf Course Improvement Committee or V.F.W. Post 4495.

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