LAKELAND - Denise C. Brock, 71, died April 17, 2013 at Lakeland Regional
Medical Center due to complications from cancer.
Mrs. Brock was born May 17, 1941 in Ilion, New York and moved to Florida in 1978 from Syracuse. She was an Elementary School Teacher
, both in Florida and New York. She had a passion for her students' well being and
their future. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and enjoyed traveling. She was also a devoted mother and grandmother and loved animals.
Mrs. Brock was preceded in death by her husband Glen Brock, local attorney and is survived by daughters Tara (Doug) Niemczyk, Susan Brock, Kathleen (Scott) Maginn; son Daniel Brock; brothers William (Patricia) Connors, Dale (Karen) Connors and three grandchildren.
A memorial Mass will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to the
or the SPCA.