- December 24, 2012
- Salem, Massachusetts
of John's Passing
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Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to John Paul "Rocky" by adding your memories and photos.
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Memories & Candles
To my Johnny Angel,
On December 22, 2013, we had a memorial Mass for you at the Immaculate Conception Church. I can't believe it has been a year since you left us. My mind tells me you are in a better place where there is no pain, but my heart wishes you were still here with us. You will always be in my heart. I love you, still......
Posted by: Jeanne Franco Dec 23, 2013
To my Johnny Angel on his favorite holiday. I miss you more and more each day! Love you always,
Posted by: Jeanne Franco - Lynn, MA - Fiancé Jul 04, 2013
Mark & Family,
My deepest sorrow for the loss of your brother, John, (alas) Rocky.
My memory of John is when he would come to my home for a hair cut on Cedar Road. Many years ago. all we would do is laugh. What a great memory.
May all your memories of your brother, John, help you through this trying time.
God Bless, Linda Rennicks
Posted by: Linda Rennicks - salem, MA - friend Jan 11, 2013
Dear Mary Lou, Debby, Mark and Jeanne,
We lived next door to Rocky in the Willows for 20 years. He was a colorful
character - a Beautiful Soul with a huge heart. We loved him alot. Please accept
our deepest sympathy on your loss.
With Much Love,
Peter and Marilyn Fallon
Posted by: Peter and Marilyn Fallon - Stuart, FL - Friends Jan 01, 2013
"His being here meant so much more;
Than his being gone could ever take away"
See you again... John.
Posted by: Kathryn McKenna - Gloucester, MA - Friend Dec 31, 2012
Debby, Mark & Mary Lou,
My deepest sympathy for the loss of your brother John. I have very
fond memories of him. He was quite a character, athlete, fisherman
and entertainer. He will be deeply missed by all.
Andrea St. Pierre Marcaurelle
Posted by: Andrea St. Pierre Marcaurelle - Ipswich, MA - Friend Dec 28, 2012
I'm still in shock, as we all are. John is already greatly missed and will always be. It's hard to believe he isn't here with us anymore but I know he will still be present in his family's and friends's hearts. It was pretty evident by the amount of people at tonight's wake that he touched many lives and was loved by a lot of people. It felt like half the town of Salem was there! :)
What I remember about
Posted by: Jenifer Day Clark - Miami, FL - Jeanne's niece Dec 28, 2012
Dear Mark & Family,
My deepest condolances for the lost of your brother. I have many fond memerories of John. I believe the last time I had the pleasure to be in John's company was at my home on Cedar Road for a hair cut. Laugh laugh laugh all the time. John rest in peace. Look down upon us once in awhile. Please tell my dad hello for me. "Big Ed" I miss you. My sincere sampathy, Linda Rennicks
Posted by: Linda Rennicks - Salem, MA - friend Dec 28, 2012
Rocky, Rocky, Rocky..... so many memories and so many good times. I hope that you are with your friends and family that left this earth before you. If you can find Bob and Alice up there give them a big hug for me. Enjoy your new life!
Posted by: Pamela Gauthier McElmon - Boxford, MA - Friend Dec 27, 2012
John' s wonderful smile, love of the ocean and seeing him row his dinghy through Juniper Cove to go fishing for the big one will be sadly missed. Love you John and so glad to have had you as a friend.
Posted by: Susan St.Pierre - Salem, MA - Friend from the Willows Dec 27, 2012