Joseph La Rocca, of Glen Cove, died on Nov. 11, 2009 in his 89th year. Husband of the late Helen. Father of Joseph Jr. (Janice), Cassandra and Claudia. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of five. Visiting at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Mass at St. Patrick RC Church. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.