Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 21 Jun 2006, p. 30

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ROCK, Douglas William (M.B.) Born April 13th, 1953 in Brantford, Ontario to John and Margaret Joyce Rock (nee Sterne) deceased. Died June 19th, 2006 surrounded by loving family members after a long and courageous battle with Cancer. Beloved husband of Emma (nee Kelly) and father of Rebecca and Lauren, he will be missed by family and friends including; brothers Peter (Judi) and Andrew as well as Nephews and Nieces David, Melanie, Rachel, Stuart and Carolyn. His family in the U.K. grieve at this time also. Educated in Brampton schools he graduated from Centennial College with a Degree of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and worked with Aircraft across Canada and around the world ending his career in Maintenance Control for Skyservice - he will be missed for his hard work and team spirit. Douglas was awarded the Medal of Bravery by the Governor General for his part in preventing the crash of a disabled helicopter and saving the life of the pilot. His life was enriched by the friendship of many close friends with whom he shared his love of boats and cottaging, and the generosity of his time, energy and considerable skills. Douglas spent many hours donating his time to others;including Skiing for disabled children, packing toys for the underprivileged and many other charitable organizations.We are all better people for having known him.Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, North of Maple Avenue, Georgetown, 905-877-3631 on Friday, June 23rd, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, June 24th, 2006 at 11:00 am. Interment at Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery following the service. Refreshments to be served at the church.If desired, a charitable donation to Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills would be appreciated.To send expressions of sympathy visit www.jsjonesandsonfuneralhome.com

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Rock, Douglas William
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