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E. Paul Rock, D.O.

June 6, 1936 ~ April 13, 2020 (age 83)


E. Paul Rock, D.O., 83 of West Chester, PA passed away Monday April 13, 2020 at his residence at Maris Grove in Glen Mills.  

He was the husband of Sarah Toole Rock. 

Born June 6, 1936 in Scranton, PA he was the son of the late Edward and Eleanor (Gilboy) Rock.

Paul served 2 years in the Navy Reserve as a Medical Corpsman before entering medical school.

He received his Biology Degree from Scranton University in 1958 and Medical Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1967.  Upon Graduation from PCOM, he started a Family Medicine Practice in West Chester, where he worked for 46 years before retiring. He also served as a deputy coroner in Chester County for many years. 

He was a member of the Hospital staff at The Chester County Hospital and Paoli Memorial Hospital. Paul was also a life member of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.

He enjoyed multiple sports including golf, tennis, skiing and boating with his children and grandchildren. 

In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by five children Maryann Rock- Zabilowicz (John), Paul (Teresa), Kathleen Rock- Ferraro, Michael (Sharon), and John. He was preceded in death by his son James.  He was the proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren.  Paul is also survived by his sister Anne Ayoub (William).

Services and Interment will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Chester County Hospital Auxiliary, 701 E. Marshall St. West Chester, PA 19380

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, 610-696-1181,         

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Funeral Mass
July 14, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Maximilian Kolbe Church
15 East Pleasant Grove Road
West Chester, PA 19382

July 14, 2020

7:00 PM to 10:15 AM
St. Maximilian Kolbe Church
15 East Pleasant Grove Road
West Chester, PA 19382
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Interment will be held in

St. Agnes Church
233 W. Gay St
West Chester, PA 19380


Chester County Hospital Auxiliary
701 E. Marshall St., West Chester PA 19380
Tel: 1-610-431-5330

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