Posted by on April 4, 2020 9:28 am

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Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Robert M. Schock, 86, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Wednesday, April 1, at ManorCare, Pottsville.

Born in New Ringgold, on December 16, 1933, a son of the late Katie (Reichwein) and William Schock.

He was the husband of Carol J. (Pearce) Schock.

He was a member of The Lighthouse Church, Orwigsburg.

Robert served in the U.S. Army as a PFC in the Korean War. He was formerly employed by Exide Battery for 45 years, Bill’s Produce and Walmart, St. Clair in the produce department.

He was also a model train enthusiast. He will be remembered for his holiday train display.

Robert is preceded in death by his sister Mary Ketchledge and brothers Earl and Harold Schock.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Cynthia L. Himmelberger wife of Dennis, Schuylkill Haven, Debra Sue Meade wife of Ted, New Ringgold, Donald R. Schock husband of Denise, Schuylkill Haven, Terrill W. Schock husband of Gwen, Andreas and Timothy G. Schock husband of Joanna, Schuylkill Haven; 20 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brothers Howard Schock, Lehighton and Calvin Schock, Missouri; sister in law Catherine Schock, Tamaqua; nieces and nephews.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

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