Diane Evelyn Rock (nee Mayes) passed away peacefully on Friday December 9, 2022. Diane was born on July 8, 1936 in Toronto Ontario and married her soulmate Girard “Gerry” Orville Rock on July 6, 1957. Diane and Gerry were married for nearly 65 years up until Gerry’s passing in 2021.
Diane is survived by her children Gary (Carol Ann), Tracy (Fred Burke), Craig (Terri) and Jeffrey (Jennifer), and grandchildren Gary Matthew, Corrina, Clarissa, Olivia, Brayden & Serena Rock, Sierra & Joshua Crowell and was predeceased by grandson Steven Rock.
Diane was predeceased by her parents Arthur and Hilda Mayes, her sister Shirley Wright and is survived by her brother Jackson Mayes.
Diane loved children and worked for the City of Brampton as a School Crossing Guard for approximately 20 years where children fondly knew her as “Rocky”. In 1994 Diane was recognized by the community and received a Good Neighbour award.
Diane enjoyed playing cards and spending time with family and friends. Diane loved taking part in the activities of her children and in later years her grandchildren.
The service will be held on Tuesday, December 20th at 10:30 a.m. with an opportunity for visiting from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Meadowvale Cemetery and Funeral Centre, 7732 Mavis Rd. in Brampton.