Mary Eunice Shrock
Mary Eunice Shrock, 88, died Monday, Nov. 18, at The Residence at Waterford Crossing, where she resided for three years.
Mary was born Jan. 7, 1931, in Goshen, to Leonard and Louise (McCrory) Whitehead.
She was a 1949 graduate of Goshen High School. On March 5, 1977, she married Maynard Shrock, who preceded her in death Sept. 28, 1997.
Mary is survived by daughters, Deborah (Vic) Serikow, Goshen, Kristie (Steve) Long, Muskegon, Michigan; grandsons, Bobby Deisch, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Bart Deisch, Grovetown, Georgia; and granddaughter, Alicia Sines, Whitehall, Michigan. Also surviving are five great-granddaughters, Tabitha and Hayden Deisch, Lydia and Serenity Deisch and Sawyer Sines; great-grandson, Keanu Santos Deisch; and sister, Patricia (Leonard) Conrad, Branson, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Steven Deisch, and brother, Daniel Whitehead.
Mary loved to travel, especially visiting southern plantations and spending winters in Florida. She enjoyed gardening and took pride in her beautiful flower beds at her home in Nappanee. She loved going out to eat. Mary had a love of history, especially her family history, which she was very proud.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
A special thank you to the nursing staff at Waterford Crossing and Harbor Light Hospice for their care.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Salvation Army or the Elkhart County Humane Society.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is handling arrangements and online condolences may be sent at
Published on November 21, 2019


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