Which Class of 1977 Student Was Known as 'Pizza Man?'

If you have a suggestion for a Flashback Friday selection, e-mail their name and year of graduation to matthew.schooley@patch.com.

When he graduated in 1977, Rocco "Chuck" DePasquale had pizza on the brain. It's only fitting since he puts it on the plates of Wilmington residents on a daily basis.

DePasquale is the owner of , which has been in the family since 1940. When he graduated from Wilmington High School 35 years ago, he listed his nickname as "Pizza Man."

In addition, DePasquale said his challenge was to make the biggest pizza.

Among the activities DePasquale participated in during his time was a Wildcat were baseball and the Patron's Drive.

Though he's currently known for his traditional Italian food, DePasquale is also a staple in the Wilmington community as he regularly donates to local organizations.

If you have someone who you'd like to see featured in our Flashback Friday column, e-mail Local Editor Matt Schooley with their name and year of graduation.


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