ALLEGRA BOVERMAN/Staff photo. Gloucester Daily Times. Rockport: Manny DeCruz is retiring from the Rockport Public Schools after 28 years of service. Over a 100 people attended a party in his honor t the Elks Lodge in Gloucester on Wednesday evening. DeCruz, second row at left, is with his family. Top row, from left are his son-in-law Chris Chapman, daughter Rachael DeCruz, sister-in-law Kristin McKeon and brother-in-law Larry Buchsbaum; second row from left is DeCruz, his wife Roberta, and her sister Shelly Buchsbaum; front row from left is DeCruz's daughter Sarah DeCruz Chapman and brother-in-law Dan McKeon.