PAUL C. DUCK DEROCHA Obituary | Canale Tonella Funeral Home & Cremation Services


May 11, 1957 - Nov 14, 2022


Paul Curtis "Duck" Derocha, 65, of Ishpeming, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming. Duck was born on May 11, 1957 in Ishpeming, a son of the late William and Clementine (Revedo) Derocha and was a lifelong U.P. resident. He was a 1975...


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Friday, November 18, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

St. Joseph Catholic Church

1889 Prairie St.
Ishpeming, MI 49849

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Nov 18

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, November 18, 2022
4:00 pm

St. Joseph Catholic Church

1889 Prairie St.
Ishpeming, MI 49849

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May 11, 1957 - November 14, 2022


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C Clare Tasson November 26, 2022

To the family of paul I am so sorry for your loss. I just heard about this. You rest in peace and he will be happy to be with Michael.Memorial Tree was purchased for the family of PAUL C. "DUCK" DEROCHA by Clare Tasson. Plant a tree

S Sandra Di Bortolo November 22, 2022

I am writing on behalf of the Rovedo family in Italy, we are very sorry to hear this sad news.We extend our condolences to Duck's family. Sandra Di Bortolo and italian family

D Donald Manty November 19, 2022

I was a classmate Duck's, class of 1975, we were always aquaintences . I worked In EMS on the west end of the county and worked and trained alot with Duck.
He was a good man who will be greatly missed. I extend my deepest sympathy to Ducks entire family.
Sincerely, Don&Barb Manty.

B Barbara Jean Sundberg November 18, 2022

The Derocha family was a big part of my life, especially when I was a teenager. I have so many special memories of each member of the family. However, Pauly was my buddy. He was like a big brother to me. A true friend. If I had car trouble, I called and he would without fail reply, “where are you?” and he come to the rescue. I have way too many stories to write here. But I will always remember him fondly. Rest in peace, my friend. Until we meet again, Barbara Jean

C Carly Homburg November 18, 2022

I would like to express my sincere condolences to your family. Duck is in many of my favorite childhood memories. My dad would bring my brother and I to the Duck Stop on the weekend. My brother would “help” Duck cook and I would watch and get to hear stories about my dad and the R52 team. Going to see Duck at the Duck Stop was a highlight in my childhood and I am forever grateful for the memories he gave my brother and I.
Carly (Zorza) Homburg

L Linda Goodman November 17, 2022

We extend our sincere condolences to Duck's family. We remember him fondly and are very saddened for your tremendous loss. Linda and Gary Goodman

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