May Ruth Rock
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May Ruth Rock
  • June 30, 1931 - October 24, 2017
  • Rochester Hills, Michigan

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May Ruth Rock, 86, of Rochester Hills, passed away Tuesday October 24, 2017. Loving mother of Lesley Rock, Charles (Marcia) Rock, Mary Jane (Tom) Alcorn, and William (Debbie) Rock; dear grandmother to eleven grandchildren and fifteen great- grandchildren; and caring sister of Hazen (Betty) Holey, Edward (late Joann) Holey, Gracie (George) Rosin, and sister-in-law Becky Thomas. May was predeceased by her parents Sherman and Grace (Patterson) Holey, her sister Patsy Lawe, brother Sherman Holey, and sister Lucy Reno.

May was born on June 30, 1931 in Toledo Ohio. She graduated from Dublin High School in Union Lake Michigan and married Charles Victor Ivan Rock on November 11, 1950. May raised their family in Rochester Hills. She worked as a department manager for many years at Kmart in Pontiac.

May was an active member of the LDS Church in Rochester Hills, the Auburn Hills Community Center, and Red Hat Society of Auburn Hills. She loved to travel all over, especially Hawaii.

May's family will welcome friends for a visitation on Friday October 27th, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pixley Funeral Home, 3050 Auburn Rd in Auburn Hills and from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1610 Brewster Rd in Rochester Hills. Memorial contributions may be made in May's honor to the Church.