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Gerald Wayne ROCK

Of Middle Cornwall, passed away suddenly on September 29, 2018 at the age of 77. Predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth and Lawrence Rock and his brothers, Desmond and Denton Rock. Born in Ottawa, Ont., Wayne moved to Nova Scotia where he joined the
Of Middle Cornwall, passed away suddenly on September 29, 2018 at the age of 77. Predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth and Lawrence Rock and his brothers, Desmond and Denton Rock. Born in Ottawa, Ont., Wayne moved to Nova Scotia where he joined the Royal Canadian Navy and after completing his service, went on to form and operate a number of very successful companies until his retirement. A lifelong community volunteer, Wayne devoted much of his time to building a better community through various projects such as; refurbishing the community hall in Beaver Bank; building the Boy Scouts camp on Beaverbank Lake; serving as a youth leader for many years. Wayne's involvement in other organizations included the Lawral Village Homeowner's Association, ATV Association of Nova Scotia and Crime Stoppers. Wayne also enjoyed working with the Department of Justice's youth offender's program for restorative justice and was a member of the Knights of Columbus No. 6417. Wayne was a proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion for over 55 years and was directly involved in the building, maintenance and renovations of the Lower Sackville Legion (162) where he also held various positions, including President. Wayne was a life member, MSM, The Order of the Knife and was actively involved in establishing the Cenotaph in Lower Sackville. Wayne was renowned for his cooking and ability to organize large events. He enjoyed taking long scenic drives and attending community events. Wayne could always be found fiddling around in his garage or out in his boat on Lake Mushamush. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nan (Delorey) Rock; sons, Robert Rock (Lisa) of Dartmouth; Richard (Colette) of Bonaventure, Que.; daughter, Niki of Ottawa, Ont.; and grandchildren, Talyn, Taren, Vincent, Tevin, Micalah and Peter; brother, Lorne Rock of Ottawa, Ont.; and sister, Shirley Stocker of North Vancouver, B.C. A service will be held in the Church of Saint Norbet, 121 York St., Lunenburg on Saturday, October 6th at 11 a.m., followed by a reception in the Mahone Bay Royal Canadian Legion, 21 Pond St. , Mahone Bay.

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