Elizabeth <I>McCormack</I> Rockwell

Elizabeth McCormack Rockwell

Birth
Ireland
Death 14 May 1952 (aged 79–80)
Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Coram, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Section 5 Row H Grave 33
Memorial ID 157725210 · View Source
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Wife of Jacob Rockwell, whom she married September 16, 1896, and mother of Mary Florine (married Francis J. Carr), George Dewey, Margaret E. (married Frank C. Suda), Jane A., Jacob Robert, and John McCormack Rockwell.

Obituary - Mrs. Elizabeth M. Rockwell, 79, of 41 Swezey Street, Patchogue, died Saturday at her home after an extended illness.

Born in Ireland, Mrs. Rockwell came to Patchogue 55 years ago. She and her husband, Jacob Rockwell, celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1946. Mrs. Rockwell was a Gold Star mother. Her son, John M. Rockwell, was killed in World War II.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Rockwell is survived by two daughters, Miss Jane Rockwell of Monticello, and Mrs. Frank Carr, of New York City; two sons, Robert of Patchogue, and George of Riverhead; three sisters, Mrs. Jack Jordan of Brooklyn, Mrs. Katherine King of East Rockway, and Mrs. John Downs of Scotland; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A rosary service was held at 8 p.m. at the Pettit Funeral Home, and a requiem mass was said yesterday at 10 a.m. yesterday at St. Francis de Sales' R.C. Church, by the Rev. John J. Gorman. Interment followed in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at Coram.

(Records of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery; 1900, 1920 US Federal Census; Carolee Nichols Diamond)


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  • Added: 2 Feb 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 157725210
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth McCormack Rockwell (1872–14 May 1952), Find a Grave Memorial no. 157725210, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Aislin (contributor 46535342) .