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Joan Laura Rock

January 17, 1941 — July 13, 2019

Obituary of Joan Laura Rock

Milton - Joan Laura Rock, 78, died peacefully on July 13, 2019 at the Birchwood Terrace Health Care in Burlington, following a long illness.

Joan was born on January 17, 1941 in York, Maine the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Bracy) Finnigan.

She graduated from Burlington High School in 1958.

On July 30, 1959, she married Roger Rock at the United Methodist Church in Essex Junction. They were two week shy of 60 years married.

Joan loved her children and grandchildren. She ran Joan's Daycare Home in South Burlington for over 32 years.

Joan also loved to dance, bowl and was really lucky playing bingo. She and Roger also loved motorcycle riding.

In addition to Roger, she is survived by her children Roger Rock Jr. of Christ Church, New Zealand, Brenda Lee Perry and her husband John IV of Milton, Robert Rock of Essex, Ronald Rock of S.C., Rodney Rock of Essex and Lori Ann Carter and her husband Nicholas of Sudbury, by her grandchildren Patrick, Nicholas, Amy, Jennifer, John John V, Zach, Taylor, Kele, Kloree, and Keevon, her great grandchildren Riley, Hailey, Noah and John John VI, by her brothers and sister, Charles Finnigan, Joseph Finnigan, John Finnigan, Frank Finnigan, Mary Guarino, William Finnigan, Patrick Finnigan, Michael Finnigan, Timothy Finnigan, and by several nieces nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her grandson Michael Rock and brother Kevin Finnigan.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday July 16, 2019 from 5-7 pm in the Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton.

A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 11 am in St. Ann's Cemetery in Milton.

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