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 Richard “Dick” Durock

Richard “Dick” Durock

Birth
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Sep 2009 (aged 72)
Oak Park, Ventura County, California, USA
Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 42283760 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Scabbardfish
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42283760
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard “Dick” Durock (18 Jan 1937–17 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42283760, citing Hungarian Sacred Heart Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Scabbardfish (contributor 46844274) .