E. Paul Rock
1936 - 2020
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E. Paul Rock, D.O., 83 of West Chester, PA passed away Monday April 13, 2020 at his residence at Maris Grove in Glen Mills. He was the husband of Sarah Toole Rock. Born June 6, 1936 in Scranton, PA he was the son of the late Edward and Eleanor (Gilboy) Rock. Paul served 2 years in the Navy Reserve as a Medical Corpsman before entering medical school. He received his Biology Degree from Scranton University in 1958 and Medical Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1967. Upon Graduation from PCOM, he started a Family Medicine Practice in West Chester, where he worked for 46 years before retiring. He also served as a deputy coroner in Chester County for many years. He was a member of the Hospital staff at The Chester County Hospital and Paoli Memorial Hospital. Paul was also a life member of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. He enjoyed multiple sports including golf, tennis, skiing and boating with his children and grandchildren. In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by five children Maryann Rock- Zabilowicz (John), Paul (Teresa), Kathleen Rock- Ferraro, Michael (Sharon), and John. He was preceded in death by his son James. He was the proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren. Paul is also survived by his sister Anne Ayoub (William). Services and Interment will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Chester County Hospital Auxiliary, 701 E. Marshall St. West Chester, PA 19380 https://www.chestercountyhospital.org/giving/get-involved/volunteer/womens-auxiliary#PledgeForm Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 610-696-1181, www.DellaFH.com

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Published in Daily Local News from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2020.
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August 18, 2020
Sally & Katie & Family, very sorry for your loss, Paul was a personal friend for years and I consider one of the Best Physicians I have ever known and was always at call for friends . Rest in peace my good friend.
Pat Ferraro
Friend
May 12, 2020
So sad to hear of the passing of Dr. Rock. My mother Marianne White worked with him as the nurse for his practice for close to 30 years and they were a great team! My condolences to the Rock family, who are all in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in eternal peace.
Deb Alati
Friend
April 26, 2020
Doctor Rock was an awesome man with a wonderful family. I feel lucky to have known a true gentleman such as him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family - David L Hickman
David Hickmand256.gmail.com
April 19, 2020
With deepest sympathy on your loss. Paul was a great doctor to our family. He will always be remembered fondly.
Rudi Hall & Family
April 18, 2020
Doc was a great friend he will be missed we had many great summers at the marina together he sure loved riding that jet ski. R.I.P Doc
Billy & Sally
william weidemann
April 17, 2020
So sorry about your loss, Sally and family. He will be missed by a large community of friends.
Carole and Larry Bernberg
April 17, 2020
So sorry to read of the loss of your loved one Dr. Rock was our family doctor for many years my prayers and thoughts go out to the Family
Barbara Harrison
April 16, 2020
Dr. Rock was my personal doctor. He always made me feel that he actually cared about my health and wellness. I have missed him since he retired and am saddened by his passing. He was a great man.
Frank Wendling
April 16, 2020
Great guy! Saw him at five points road office. Always treated me very well. No extrem testing like they do today. I miss the old days . RIP
Barclay Reynolds
April 16, 2020
So sorry to hear about Dr. Rock. I have fond memories of him. Condolences to your entire family.
Jolynne Mitten
April 16, 2020
I've known Dr. Rock for over 45 years. He was a great doctor and a dear friend to my family. RIP. Condolences to Sally and all their kids, so sorry .
April 16, 2020
I am a driver for A. Duie Pyle, and for many years, Dr. Rock was our man for our physicals. He was a gentle giant, great personality, and always good for a laugh. Thanks for the memories Dr. To the family, I'm sorry for your loss
Mike Peak
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