Michael Rocco “Chopper” D’Acci, 79, of Rochester, passed away on Dec. 1, 2022, at Tobey Hospital, Wareham. He was the husband of Carol A. (Kenney) D’Acci and the son of the late Joseph and Bernice (O’Hare) D’Acci.
He was born in Milton and lived in South Weymouth before moving to Rochester 51 years ago. He graduated from Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury and attended St. Mary’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and a Veteran of the Vietnam War.
Mr. D’Acci worked as a pipefitter for the Plumbers & Pipefitters UA Local 51 in Providence for many years before retiring. Previously he worked for Local 276 in Brockton.
He enjoyed golfing, crossword puzzles and was a fan of all of the New England sports teams. He played and coached men’s softball in Middleboro for many years. He was a member of the Middleboro Lodge of Elks.
Survivors include his wife, Carol A. (Kenney) D’Acci; a daughter, Maureen D’Acci and her fiance, Christopher of Harrisville, RI; a son, Erik D’Acci and his wife Diana of Palmetto, FL; 2 brothers, Joseph D’Acci, Jr. and his wife Lori of Pinehurst, NC and Gary D’Acci of Easton; 2 sisters, Kathleen Ronca of Quincy and Jo-Anne Murphy and her husband Edward of Kingston; 2 grandchildren, Justin D’Acci of Chicago and Juliet D’Acci of Palmetto, FL; 2 sisters-in-law, Linda D’Acci of Rockland and Christine D’Acci of Wareham; many cousins including Stephen Dalton and his wife Susan of Middleboro. He was the brother of the late John D’Acci.
Visiting hours are from 2 to 4 pm on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.
His funeral will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, December 5, 2022, at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wareham.
Donations in his memory may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society P.O. Box 22324 New York, NY 10087 or online at lls.org or The Veterans of Foreign Wars P.O. Box 2002, Milford, NH 03055 or online at vfw.org