(EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s not mentioned in the obituary, but Derek grew up in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School.)
WILMINGTON, MA — Derek M. DeRosa, age 27, of Billerica, passed away suddenly on April 10th, 2017. Beloved son of Mary-Ellen (Tucker) DeRosa of Billerica & her partner Donald Rabidou of Rindge, NH and Joseph DeRosa & his wife Sue of Merrimack, NH. Dear brother of Nichole Denahey & Danielle Venezia, both of Nashua, Joseph DeRosa III, Dawn DeRosa, Mallory DeRosa & Michael DeRosa, all of Billerica and Joseph Jobotte of Holbrook. Step son of Michael Jabotte of Holbrook. Derek is also survived by his girlfriend Jenelle Tucker and her son Gavin of Charlestown as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Family and friends will gather for a funeral service at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rt. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, April 15th at 11:00 a.m. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 14th, from 4-8.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to https://www.gofundme.com/Derek-DeRosa-memorial-fund.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)
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