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Bruce Edward
Rock

June 2, 1950 – January 1, 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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First Visitation

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

When Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 11:30am - 12:00pm
Location
Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home
Address
21 York Street
Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
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Service Information

When
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 12:00pm
Location
Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home
Address
21 York Street
Lambertville, New Jersey 08530

Interment Information

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