SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Henry Boca of Scottsdale passed away at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Scottsdale. He was 86.
Mr. Boca was born May 30, 1927, in Farrell to Frank and Sylvia Cella Boca.
Henry was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
After serving in the U.S. Navy in World War ll, Mr. Boca moved from Sharon to the Scottsdale area.
As a real estate developer and home builder in Scottsdale, during his career Henry built more than 250 homes and a development on Lake Serena, Scottsdale, where he loved to go boating.
Mr. Boca was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Com_munity, Scottsdale, where he began the church’s Men’s Club.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline Rossetti Boca, at home; his sons, Paul Boca and his wife Rebecca, Scottsdale; and David Boca and his wife Ruthann, Vancouver, British Columbia; his daughter, Paula Boca-Bommarito and her husband Carl, Scottsdale; 10 grandchildren, a great-grandchild and numerous relatives and friends in the Shenango Valley.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Anthony and Angelo Boca.
Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. in Scottsdale. A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in St. Patrick’s Catholic Community, 10815 N. 84th St., Scottsdale.
In memory of Henry Boca, memorial contributions may be made to CampSoaringEagle.org