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Anthony 'Tony' Schock

Reflector • Updated Oct 23, 2019 at 4:38 PM

ATTICA — Anthony “Andy” J. Schock, 88, of Attica, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019.

He was born July 27, 1931, in Tiffin, to William and Emma (Johnson) Schock. On Aug. 16, 1958, he married Lucille Williams at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, by his cousin the Rev. Benedict Ringholz, and they were married 61 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Attica; children, Fr. Ronald Schock of Monroeville, Roger Schock of Fremont, Raymond (Sharon) Schock of Bloomville, Rebecca (Tom) Gies of Monroeville, Regina (Brian) Reamer of Tiffin, and Ruth (Patrick) Pifher of Attica; his grandchildren, Michael, Mindy, Matthew, Adam, Mark, Jennifer, Ashley, Kady, Alexandria, Lily, and Lucas; and great-grandchildren, Emellia, Pheona, Nicole, Bradly, Carter, Jensen, and Vincent.

He was preceded in death by all of his siblings, Clarence, Lena, Sr. Camillus, Veronica, Evelyn, Rita, Dan, Joan, Bill, and Ben.

Tony was a life-long, hardworking farmer, willing to do anything for anyone. He took pride in all he did, from milking cows, to working at Tiffin Manufacturing, plastering, working the fields, National Machinery in the winter, carpentry and cutting wood. As a teenager he worked at St. Francis Convent as a farmhand. He was a member of the Seneca Co. Farm Bureau and Parents of Priests.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. Ohio 19, Bloomville, and from 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, until a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Attica. The Revs. Ron Schock and Nathan Bockrath will be officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Tiffin.

Anthony’s family would like to thank the church, community and Heartland Hospice for their care and compassion over these past weeks.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, St. Alphonsus Capital Campaign, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be made to the family at lindseyoldsfh.com.

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