Epitacia De Roca, (nee Pagtakhan), 84, of Dumont, died peacefully on April 20, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Leonardo (2019) and dear son, Gerardo (2017). Devoted mother of Merle Oliver and her husband Philip, Generoso De Roca and his wife Victoria, Leonard P. De Roca and his wife Mercedita.

Epitacia was born in Las Pinas, Philippines to Claudia (nee Trinidad) and Francisco Pagtakhan. She devoted her life to raising her family, and was a devout parishioner of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.

Funeral Mass Friday, April 23rd, 9:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church. Cremation is private. Visitation Thursday, April 22nd, 5-9 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont.


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