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John R. Rock

July 25, 1931 — November 24, 2022

Struthers - John  R. Rock, 91, of Struthers, died Thursday afternoon, November 24, 2022, at The Inn at Walker Mill. He was born July 25, 1931 in Youngstown, a son of John and Elizabeth (Macko) Rock and was a lifelong area resident.

John was a 1948 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and was an Air Force veteran. He worked as a pipe inspector for Youngstown Sheet & Tube and was a member of  Christ Our Savior Parish, St. Nicholas Church in Struthers.

His wife of 63 years, the former Doris Swartz, whom he married June 10, 1953, died February 20, 2017.

He is survived by his three daughters, Connie (Nick) Styn of Hubbard, OH, Patti (Larry) Morris of Campbell, OH, and Karen (Joe) Petrus of Phoenix, AZ; eight grandchildren, Nicole (Todd) Alexander, Nick (Melissa) Styn, Matthew (Kayla) Sidell, Chris (Melanie) Styn, Ryan (Julie) Sidell, Jamie (Eric) Soller, Danielle (Zach) Brock, and Larry Morris; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents and his wife, John was preceded in death by his two sisters, Gloria Zame, and Betty Jane Lamb.

Friends will be received 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers followed by a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Our Savior Parish, St. Nicholas Church in Struthers with Father Philip Rogers officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests material contributions take the form of donations to St. Nicholas Church in Struthers.

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

9:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Davidson-Becker Funeral Home

11 Spring Street, Struthers, OH 44471

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Prayer Service

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Davidson-Becker Funeral Home

11 Spring Street, Struthers, OH 44471

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church (Fifth St)

OH

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