Michael DeRosa

Obituary of Michael J. DeRosa

Michael J. De Rosa, 66, of Water Mill, New York, died April 28, 2020 at the Peconic Medical Center, Riverhead, NY. Michael was born September 1, 1953, in Far Rockaway, Queens, NY, the son of the late Catherine and John De Rosa. After high school he studied Horticulture at Farmingdale State College, in Farmingdale, NY. In 1993 Michael opened Eastland Nursery and Farms on the Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY, one of the most beloved nurseries on the east end, and known for the largest selection of roses on Long Island. He is survived by his sister, Christine Boyd, and brother in law, Billy Boyd, of Centerport, NY and best friend, Peter Meislohn, of Hampton Bays, NY and Beaufort, North Carolina. Visitation was held and live streamed May 2, 2020 at Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton, NY. Burial took place May 3, 2020 at Southampton Cemetery. Donations may be made in Michael's memory to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Brockett Funeral Home
203 Hampton Road
Southampton, New York, United States
The Funeral Home will be regulating 10 people at a time. We ask that you remain in your vehicles until an attendant lets you know you may enter the building.

Private Interment

11:00 am
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Southampton Cemetery
No. Sea Rd. and Co. Rd. 39
Southampton, New York, United States