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Richard "Dick" Durock
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1937
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 2009
Oak Park
Ventura County
California, USA

Richard Durock
Jan. 18, 1937 - Sept. 17, 2009
SOUTH BEND - Richard "Dick" Durock, 72, of Oak Park, CA, formerly of South Bend, died Thursday, September 17, 2009, in his residence. Richard was born on January 18, 1937, in South Bend, to David and Sadie (Medich) Durock, who preceded him in death along with a brother, Don Durock. Mr. Durock was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and worked as an actor and stuntman who appeared in over 80 films and over 700 television appearances. He is known for playing "Swamp Thing" in both the feature films Swamp Thing and The Return of Swamp Thing and the subsequent television show. Surviving are his significant other, Jane Connell of Coronado, CA; and three sisters, Julianne "Judy" (Maynard) Schenk of Mishawaka, Millicent "Mitzi" (Frank) Varrichione of Alton Bay, NH, and Zora (John) Buck of Maui, HI. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, in Sts. Peter & Paul Serbian Orthodox Church. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends may call one hour prior to services in the church. Zahoran Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Serbian Orthodox Church or to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care. 
 
Burial:
Hungarian Sacred Heart Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Scabbardfish
Record added: Sep 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42283760
Richard Dick Durock
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Richard Dick Durock
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Richard Dick Durock
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Birthday Blessings
- Stasia K
 Added: Jan. 18, 2016
You are appearing on TV as the critter in "Swamp Thing." Though gone you continue to entertain us. Have a wonderful journey!!!
- Old Coot
 Added: Feb. 26, 2015
Happy Heavenly Birthday
- Stasia K
 Added: Jan. 18, 2015
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