Margaret Roseanne “Rose” Brocato, 58, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Linthicum, Md., passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at home, from a battle with triple negative breast cancer. She was born on Sept. 18, 1958, in Washington, D.C., to the late Harold Rollins and Jacqueline A. Kempton Moffitt.
Brocato worked as a bank teller. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro. She was beautiful person, always willing to help a stranger or someone in need. She loved to laugh and have fun. She was an amazing wife to the most important love in her life, her husband, Al, and an amazing mother and grandmother. Family was very important to her —especially spending time with her grandsons.
Brocato is survived by her devoted husband of 28 years, Albert J. Brocato of Millsboro; a daughter, Kristy Burkey and her husband, Chase, of Northeast, Md.; a son, Joseph Brocato and his wife, Brittany, of Millsboro; two sisters, Jeannie Hovaldt and her husband, Ken, of North Carolina, and Connie Lydard of Delmar, Del., and a brother, Harold Moffitt and his wife, Joyce, of South Carolina. She is also survived by her five grandsons, Blake, Austin, Grayson, Brooks and Regan, as well as her two devoted canine friends Buster and Dempsey.
A viewing and visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Grace United Methodist Church, 330 E. Church St., Millsboro, DE 19966. Services on Saturday, July 1, 2017, also at Grace United Methodist Church, will include a viewing from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by the celebration-of-life service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, also in Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested donations to Cancer Support Community, Beebe Medical Arts Bldg., 18947 John J. Williams Hwy., Suite 312, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. Condolence may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.