Horst-Roeck-Obituary

Horst Roeck

Staten Island, New York

1934 - 2019 (Age 84)

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Horst Roeck, 84 Master baker who owned Horst's Meiers Corners Bakery Horst Roeck, 84, died peacefully in his sleep after a long illness on Monday, June 3, 2019. Born Oct. 12, 1934, in Pforzheim, Germany, he had lived in Dongan Hills, S.I., since 1960. He briefly lived in Westerleigh. Prior to...

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Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. May the God of all comfort strengthen you in this time of sadness.
(2 Thessalonians 2:16,17)

Dear Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. My Delaware Ave childhood memories circle around your family. I have fond memories of Daddy Roeck baking, swimming in the pool, doing woodworking, and showing me his fish. I remember helping peel apples in your kitchen and eating the best apple pies and strudel. And I especially remember how handsome he was in his lederhosen. Dad had a wonderful sense of humor, and an intriguing political wit. He lived the American dream, raised a...

My grandfather was Edward Pohler and owned Marine Park Bakery in Great Kills. I remember my grandfather talking about Horst. I remember after my grandfather retired from the bakery business, my grandparents would drive over to Horst's bakery and buy baked goods there. I remember going there in the summer with my grandparents.
My aunt and I are sorry for your loss. I bet that the two of them are up there talking about old times.

We love and miss you Opa. ❤

The loss of a love one is difficult. May the precious memories you have help you cope and bring you peace. 1 Thes. 4:14 can bring you some comfort knowing that there is a future for the ones we have lost in death can be reassuring. May the God of peace be with you and your family