Jon F. Rocker, 59 of Ancramdale, NY passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Sunday January 16, 2022.
He was born on July 7, 1962 in Gt. Barrington, MA the son of the late John and Jane (Rocker) Derrick.
He was a graduate of Taconic Hills Central School and served his country with the United States Army military police from 1981 – 1983 while stationed in Germany.
A self-employed carpenter by trade Jon had also worked as a lab technician for the Schweitzer – Mauduit Paper Mill from 1998 – 2013.
Jon was an avid outdoorsman but above all he was a true family man who cherished time spent with his wife, children, grandchildren, extended family, friends and his beloved canine companions, Tigger and Bourbon. He served his community as a lifetime member of the Ancram Fire Company and a member of the Ancram Landowners Association.
Survivors include his wife Becky (Schuster) Rocker of Ancramdale; his children, Alecia Rocker of Ancramdale, Darren Mosher of Ancram and Brandon Mosher of Ancramdale. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren, Warren and Sylvia Mosher and Owen Jon Franolich along with a brother Jeffrey (Colleen) Rocker of Surry, ME. and several nieces and nephews. In addition he leaves his sisters in law, Patricia Mayhew, Cynthia Chwalek and Lisa DeRocha and brother in law Kevin Schuster.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by two brothers in law, James and Edward Schuster.
A memorial visitation to which family and friends are invited will be held on Monday January 24, 2022 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, Route 22 in Copake, NY. Please practice COVID 19 protocols during the visitation and attendees are asked to please wear a mask for the protection of all.
A Celebration of Life Luncheon and continued time of sharing will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 PM at the Ancram Fire Company, Route 82 in Ancram.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Jon kindly consider the Ancram Fire Company, PO Box 114, Ancram, NY 12502.
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