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Robert A. Rocks

September 22, 1938 November 19, 2018
Robert A. Rocks
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Robert A. Rocks, 80, of Hopedale, passed away Mon. Nov, 19, 2018 in UMass Medical Center, Worcester with his loving wife by his side. He was the husband of Merilyn P. (Rondeau) Rocks.

Mr. Rocks loved being a firefighter in the Town of Hopedale for 16 years. Later, he was an ambulance driver for the former Ruggiero Ambulance Service in Milford. He also enjoyed his years in the security department at Motorola in Foxboro and later at Milford Regional Hospital for 6 years.

He was an amazing man who simply loved helping people. He was reliable and never passed by anyone in need of help. He was also a 5th generation blacksmith, certified welder, and liked to bowl. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was born in 1938 in Woonsocket, RI, the son of the late Anthony and Bertha (Beevers) Rocks and was a graduate of the former Mendon High School and Quinsigamond Community College where he received his degree in Fire Science.

In addition to his wife Merilyn, he is survived by a son Todd R. Rocks of ME; a daughter Darlene and her husband Jim Till of SC; two sisters Beverly Dubois of Mendon and Lois Mitchell of NH; four grandchildren Todd R. Rocks, Jr., Jasmine Carey and her husband Ronnie Pavlov, Isabelle Till, and EmmaRose Till, and two great-grandchildren Nigel and Finnegan. He was predeceased by two brothers Donald Rocks and Carl Rocks, and a granddaughter Marissa Rocks.

Visiting hours will be Sat. Nov. 24, 2018 from 10 – 11 AM in the BUMA-SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford followed by a funeral service at 11 AM in the funeral home

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to UMMF – Cardiac Care Unit, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Office of Advancement, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 www.bumafuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

10:00 AM 11/24/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home

42 Congress Street
Milford, MA 01757

Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home
42 Congress Street Milford 01757 MA
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Nov

11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home

42 Congress Street
Milford, MA 01757

Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home
42 Congress Street Milford 01757 MA
United States

Memorial Contribution

UMMF- Cardiac Care Unit, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Office of Advancement

333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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