Rose Brock

Obituary of Rose Marie Brock

Rose M. Brock of Sun City Center passed away on 1/5/2024. She was 90 years old. She was born in Brooklyn NY, the daughter of Frank and Mary Montanile. She attended Middlesex College and Kean University, graduating with degrees in Nursing and Psychology. She was a licensed Registered Nurse in New Jersey, Texas and Florida, specializing in oncology. She retired in 1994. Rose was one of seven children. She was predeceased by Mattia, Concetta and Egidio. She is survived by her twin sister Anna and sisters Antoinette and Margaret. In 1954 she married Peter J. Brock, celebrating 69 years of marriage in October 2023. Rose and Peter met in 1st grade at St. Benedict’s parochial school in Brooklyn, NY. They had 5 children: Lisa Ryan (Robert), Peter (Marcy), Regina Vazquez, Steven (Elizabeth) and Valerie Brock (Harvey). She was preceded in death by her daughter Regina in 1998. She is survived by 10 grandchildren: William Murray, Kevin Ryan, Kristen Ryan, Bryanne Brock, Brock Vazquez, Tina Stinnett, Rocco Esposito, Hunter Esposito, Steven Brock and Austin Brock. She is also survived by 7 great grandchildren: Austin and Haley Vasquez, Elisa, Liam and Juliette Rose Murray, Oliver Vazquez and Robert Stinnett. Rose and Peter’s marriage took them from Brooklyn to Connecticut, to New Jersey and Texas before retiring to Sun City Center, Florida in 1993. After retirement, Rose and Peter traveled the world, especially enjoying their 35 cruises. Rose was a dedicated volunteer. In Addition to 5 years on Security Patrol she was a certified EMT on the Emergency Squad for 5 years. She served 15+ years volunteering at the Nearly New Shop, becoming known as “The Jewelry Lady”. Rose was a member of Prince of Peace Parish. Funeral viewing will be at Prince of Peace Narthex on Friday, January 12th from 9:15 – 10:15 am followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 am. Private interment will be in New Calvary Cemetery (Our Lady of Victory Church) in Sayreville NJ, near her daughter Regina.




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