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John Edward Rockey
April 21, 2019
John Rockey obit
John Rockey, born in Brooklyn, NY in 1954, passed away Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Kaiser Manteca. He was 65 years old.
   John was a resident of Manteca for most of the last 45 years. A celebration of life service will be held at Grace Community Church, 850 J St., tomorrow, Saturday, July 13 at 10:30 a.m.
   John is survived by his wife, Franzi Lily-Rockey (Beth Motten), his son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Kelly Rockey (Bynum) and his grandchildren Kyle and Keira, by his daughter Sarah Rockey, and his youngest daughter Sharon “Susie” Grubb (Rockey) and her husband Adam Grubb and grandchildren Marina and Jonah, by his step-sons Seth and Franz Lily, his stepmother Molly Rockey, and by his brothers Steve Rockey and Paul Rockey.
   One of John’s great passions was the Samaritan’s Purse program, Operation Christmas Child. In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that you donate to Samaritan’s Purse in his honor at or by donating this season at many of the OCC programs in the area.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

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