ROCHESTER – Michael J. Deprospo, 80, of Rochester, formerly of Watertown, died Sept. 28, 2018. He was the husband of Norma M. (Ligor) Deprospo and the son of the late Michael and Jenny (Toscano) Deprospo.
He was born in East Boston and lived in Watertown for 35 years before moving to Rochester in 2010. He graduated from East Boston High School and attended Wentworth Institute of Technology. Mr. Deprospo served in the National Guard.
Mr. Deprospo worked as a Draftsman for Boston Edison for 40 years before retiring. He was also a union steward. He was a bartender at the Marriot in Newton for 30 years.
He loved playing poker and won several tournaments. He was an excellent cook and talented artist. He enjoyed traveling, boating, fishing, playing racquetball, and following the stock market.
Survivors include his wife, Norma M. (Ligor) Deprospo; 3 sons, Justin and Jonathan Deprospo both of Rochester and Christopher Deprospo of CA; a sister, Annette Fecteau of Danvers; his mother-in-law, Pandora J. Ligor of Wareham; his brother-in-law, Andrew Ligor of Carlisle; several nephews and nieces including Nicholas Ligor of Carlisle.
Visiting hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham followed by a funeral service at 12:00 p.m.
Donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to St. George Orthodox Cathedral, 523 East Broadway St., Boston, MA 02127.