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Bruce Rock

Bruce Edward Rock

Friday, June 2nd, 1950 - Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Bruce E. Rock, 68, of Ewing, NJ, formerly of Lambertville,died on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Doylestown, PA, Bruce lived in Lambertville before moving to Ewing 4 years ago. He was employed by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission for 18 years before retiring 10 years ago. Active in the Lambertville community, Bruce was a past member of the Union and the Hibernia Volunteer Fire Companies, served on the Lambertville Office of Emergency Management and was the first male president of the South Hunterdon Regional High School PTA. He was a past governor of the Lambertville Moose Lodge and volunteered to assist Jim Hamilton in several community fund raisers. Bruce was a graduate of the Valley Forge Military Academy and served in the US Army.

Bruce was the son of the late William A. Rock, Sr. He is survived by his wife Terry Pearson Rock; his mother Carmella “Mildred” Vitale Rock; his children Shawn Rock, Bruce Rock and Scott Rock (wife Marijean); his step-children Nicholas Knechel (wife Randi), and Amanda Brown (husband Mark); his granddaughter Hailey Brown “Pop-pop’s # 1 girl”, his latest joy his grandson Parker Brown; his brother William A. Rock Jr. (wife Eileen); his aunt Elizabeth Canulli; his cousin Joe Vitale (partner Nevio Ragazzini),his Canulli cousins : Patricia Scheetz, Lou, Rick, Joe and Michelle Canulli, and his brother-in-law Michael Pearson (wife Janice).

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 8, at 12 noon at the Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home, 21 York Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (vhmfh.com). Interment with military honors will follow at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA.

Calling hours at the funeral home of Monday evening from 6 to 8 pm and on Tuesday morning from 11:30 am until the start of services.

In lieu of flowers donations in Bruce’s memory may be made to Holy Redeemer Hospice Care, 171 Jersey St., Suite 201, Building 3,Trenton, NJ 08611.

































































































































































































































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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 7th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home
    Address
    21 York Street
    Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 | 11:30am - 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home
    Address
    21 York Street
    Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home
    Address
    21 York Street
    Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 1:30pm
    Location
    Washington Crossing National Cemetery
    Address
    830 Highland Avenue
    NEWTOWN, PA 18940
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Pamela Kutzler

Posted at 09:38pm
Terry, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Cherish the memories.
JR

Jane Robets

Posted at 08:04pm
Terry my deepest condolences to you and your family. Bruce was such a great person. RIP Bruce! 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
MY

maryann haldeman yannarella

Posted at 07:19pm
Sending my condolences to all the family prayers and hugs RIP Bruce love mare mare
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