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June 19, 2014

Helen K. Rock

June 13, 1931 - June 6, 2014

OCALA, FL./CHAZY LAKE — Helen K. Rock, 82, of Ocala, FL and Chazy Lake died Friday, June 6, 2014 with her husband by her side.

Helen was born June 13, 1931 in Chazy Lake, N.Y. to the late Thomas and Edith Agoney Welch Barletta. She worked for many years with Georgia Pacific Company. She was a devoted wife and mother.

Helen was preceded in death by her daughter, Elaine Rock; brother, Francis Welch; and sister, Josephine Welch Bushey.

She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Vernon; twin daughters, Brenda (Hany) Fathalla and Linda Buxton; son, Michael (Martha) Rock; brothers, Leonard Welch and Thomas Welch; sisters, Jane Floyd and Geraldine Langston; brother-in-law, Bernard Rock; sisters-in-law, Thelma LaBombard and Colleen Rock; as well as many cousins, grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and brothers/sisters-in-law.

I thank everyone who cared for her at Timberidge Nursing Home, a caring superb staff. Also, Gentiva Hospice in her final hours.

Private services will be held and burial will take place in New York.

Babe, I Love You,

-Vernon

Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society handling arrangements.

 

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