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Doris Jean "D.J." (Jones) Rock

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Doris Jean "D.J." (Jones) Rock Obituary
Doris J. "DJ" Rock Mrs. Doris Jean "D.J." (Jones) Rock, 81, of 33 Reynolds Avenue, Mont Alto, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Quincy Village, Quincy. Born November 12, 1932 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Charles S. Jones, Sr., and Emily Catherine (Strine) Jones. Mrs. Rock graduated from Quincy High School with the class of 1950 where she served as class president. She and her husband of over 56 years, Mr. Robert Stanley Rock, were married August 25, 1957 in Quincy Evangelical United Brethren Church by the Rev. Monroe Shearer. They have lived in Mont Alto since their marriage and at their present residence since 1961. Mrs. Rock was employed at Hess Manufacturing, Quincy, for ten years and later at H&R Block of Waynesboro for a number of years, however, she was a homemaker most of her life. She attended New Guilford Brethren in Christ Church, Chambersburg, where she was a member of the Senior Christian Workers Class. Mrs. Rock enjoyed working in her flower garden, vegetable garden and trimming shrubbery. She also enjoyed attending sporting events and musical activities her children and grandchildren participated in. For over 25 years, she and her dear friend, Edie Gilbert, walked two miles every day as weather permitted. She, along with her husband, Bob, was very proud of having raised the current living Christmas tree on the square in Mont Alto from a seedling originally planted at the Mont Alto Nursery. The tree is used annually for Christmas celebrations and as a living memorial to the citizens of Mont Alto. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Stanley Rock and his wife, Donna (Newlin) Rock of Pond Bank and David Rock and his wife, Kelly (Evans) Rock of Mont Alto; five grandchildren, Amber Rock-Partner, Angela Rock, Austin Rock, Megan Rock and Bradly Rock; three sisters, Emily Shultz and her husband, Delbert, Mary Ann Sheffler and her husband, Richard and Ruth Zody and her husband, Howard, all of Waynesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Benjamin Rock; and two brothers, Harold Jones and Charles Jones, Jr. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 21, 2014 in New Guilford Brethren in Christ Church, 1575 Mont Alto Road, Chambersburg with the Rev. Lawton Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery, Quincy. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8p.m., Thursday evening, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 South Broad Street, Waynesboro and one hour prior to the service, Friday morning, in the church. Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions may be made to: Quincy Village Benevolent Care Fund, 6596 Orphanage Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268, Lutheran Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or New Guilford Brethren in Christ Church, 1575 Mont Alto Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202. Online condolences may be expressed at
Published in Public Opinion on Mar. 18, 2014
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