Born September 21, 1934, Rochester, NY died July 15, 2022, Boynton Beach, Florida. Howard Rockoff, loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather died peacefully in his home with his loving wife of almost 35 years by his side.
Having graduated from Dental School at the University of Buffalo in 1962, Howard had a successful dental practice for almost 44 years. He cared deeply for his patients and his staff. Prior to College and Dental School, Howard served in the US Army for 2 years.
Throughout his life in Rochester, Howard was involved in many community organizations as a volunteer. His true joy came from his family.
Preceded in death by his parents, Bertha and Nat Rockoff; and his sisters Irene Rudner and Marion Simon. Howard is survived by his wife Kathleen Rockoff; sons, Todd (Jenni) Rockoff and Seth (Patty) Rockoff; and stepdaughter Michelle Burke along with grandchildren, Jacob, Noah, Lindsay, Eli, Ariella (Mendel), Jonathan (Yaffa) and Benjamin; great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Burial will take place in Rochester, NY on WEDNESDAY July 20th at 10:00 AM at White Haven Memorial Park (210 Marsh Road, Pittsford NY). CLICK HEREfor a map to the cemetery. Please gather at the main entrance.
Shiva will be observed at the home of Patty and Seth Rockoff on Wednesday July 20th and Thursday July 21st from 6:30 – 8:30 PM and at the Home of Jenni and Todd Rockoff in Tucson Arizona on Sunday July 24 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Tucson Jewish Community Center (CLICK HERE to donate online) or the Rockoff – DeCoste Fund c/o Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Rochester (CLICK HERE to donate online)