John Pierre Schock

John Pierre Schock

March 20, 1953 - June 01, 2012

John Pierre Schock

March 20, 1953 - June 01, 2012


John Pierre Schock, 59, of Seal Beach, CA, beloved husband, brother, uncle, and friend, died peacefully on June 1, 2012. John fought a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 20, 1953 in Trenton, New Jersey to Eileen Tally and Roger Schock.

John grew up in Hollywood and graduated from Fairfax High School, where he excelled in swimming and cross-country. John graduated from Long Beach State University with a degree in ocean engineering. He had a distinguished and enjoyable career working as a structural engineering consultant. John was a black belt in aikido and enjoyed instructing new members at the OC Aiki Kai Dojo. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Rosemary, hiking, camping, skiing, and snorkeling.

John will be dearly missed by his wife Rosemary; father Roger; sisters Eileen and Kim; and many other family members. John built his life around his family and friends and his kindness, strength, and integrity will be greatly missed.

A funeral Mass will take place Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM, with a Rosary at 10:30 AM at St. Anne Catholic Church, 340 Tenth St., Seal Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Red Cross or the Aquarium of the Pacific would be appreciated.

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25 responses to John Pierre Schock

  1. Dear John, I will remember you as a very kind and welcoming man. When I came to the West Coast, you and Rosemary made me feel home immediately. Rest in peace.

  2. Rosemary, I am oh so sorry for your loss. I hope your precious love and memories can tide you over during this transition. Hugs, and blessing, Mitzie Larson

  3. Roger Schock says:

    I love you John and miss you dearly.

    With all my heart,

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  5. He loved those deep conversations you guys had. I always knew he was talking to you Jim because he would laugh until he was practically rolling on the floor. You two were always on the same page.

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