NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

September 29, 2012

Mary V. (Johnson) Rock, 95


Newburyport — Mary V. (Johnson) Rock died peacefully on Friday, September 28, surrounded by her loving family.

Wife of the late John J. Rock, Mary leaves four children, Marie Colby and her husband Charlie of Newbury, John J. Rock, Jr. and his wife Susan of Hampton, Richard R. Rock of Amesbury and Edward M. Rock and his wife Kim of Byfield. She is the cherished grandmother of five grandchildren, Jill Re, Chuck Colby, Jeffrey Rock, Kristin Rock, Jen Rock and four great-grandchildren, Anna and Gracie Re and Gavin and Mason Colby.

Mary, daughter of the late John and Alexandra (Maki) Johnson was born in Lynn and was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1936. Mary graduated from the Lynn Hospital Registered Nursing program in 1939. Mary worked as a registered nurse at Lynn Hospital, Saugus General, Lynn Union and Port Rehabilitation Center in Newburyport until her retirement in 1992.

Mary was predeceased by her brother Alfred Johnson. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Mary was devoted to her family and will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her funeral service on Monday, October 1, at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 42 Green Street, Newburyport. Interment will follow in South Byfield Cemetery, Warren Street, Georgetown. Visiting hours will be Sunday, September 30, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.