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Rosine P. Shockley


1938 - 2018
Rosine P. Shockley Obituary
Rosine P. Shockley

Snow Hill - Rosine Pollitt Shockley, age 80, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at her home. Rosine was born in Allentown, PA, and grew up in Greenbackville, VA. She was the daughter of the late Fitzhugh L. Pollitt and Evelyn Tarr Pollitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester D. Shockley, Jr. in 2010, and a granddaughter, Rachel Shockley in 2011. She is survived by her daughter Susan Shockley Lynch and her husband Richard of Snow Hill, and sons John H. (Jack) Shockley and his wife Barbara of Snow Hill, and Lester D. Shockley, III and Ron of Charlotte, NC. There are six grandchildren, Benjamin Lynch, Stephen Lynch, Julia Shockley, Lauren Shockley, Sarah Shockley and Hannah Shockley. Also surviving is her sister Geraldine Merrill and her husband Donald of Hampton, VA, sister-in-law Mary Anne Pollitt, and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death, were her two brothers, Benjamin and Robert Pollitt.

Mrs. Shockley was a graduate of Atlantic High School in Oak Hall VA. She had been a homemaker, and enjoyed cooking, gardening, antiquing, sewing, and celebrating the accomplishments of her children and grandchildren. She was a volunteer at the Salvation Army Thrift Store for many years. Rosine was an active member of Bates Memorial United Methodist Church.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at 10:30 AM, at Bates Memorial United Methodist Church in Snow Hill, 100 E. Market St. Snow Hill, MD. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. Dr. Joseph W. Barth will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery in Whiton. A donation in her memory may be made to: Mt. Zion Methodist Church, C/o David F. Shockley, 6631 Whiton Rd. Snow Hill, MD 21863. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com
Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 21, 2018
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