John Rock Obituary

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In Memory of

John S. Rock

September 30, 1932 - February 14, 2012

John S. "Jack" Rock, 79, of Grosvenor Avenue, Pawtucket, passed away suddenly on February 14, 2012.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Martha (Hough) Rock; beloved husband of Viola A. (Parkis) Rock for 54 years; devoted father of Lydia A. Jackson and husband Shelby, and John J. Rock; loving grandfather of Shelby and Hayley; brother of Louise Casey and the late William Wilby and Lillian Wood.

Mr. Rock had been a cook at the Women & Infants Hospital before retiring and had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Visitation will be held Monday, 4-7 p.m. with his funeral on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A service will follow at 10 a.m. with burial in the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Please omit flowers.

"Mrs. Rock and family , I, am so sorry to hear about Jack. I, worked with Jack at the old Lying -In Hospital years ago. My deepest Sympathy is with you and..." Pamela Winter (Port Saint Lucie, FL)

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