Joseph Dellarocco, 62, of Shelton died suddenly Dec. 21, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Dellarocco was born Jan. 10, 1947, in Bridgeport, to the late Joseph and Vivian (Kramer) Dellarocco.

He was an employee of the Bic Corporation for many years and was most recently employed by Pepperidge Farm.

Mr. Dellarocco is survived by his wife, Dawn, and his daughter, Faye (Dellarocco) Bouchard and her husband, Chris, of Kent; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Gazsi.

Private services were held Dec. 23.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.