OBITUARY

Edward A. Mock

22 July, 193428 June, 2020

Edward Adam Mock entered eternal rest on Sunday, June 28 after a difficult battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Edward was born July 22, 1934 to Anton Mock and Mary Wagner Mock in Plantersville, TX. He was the 6th of thirteen children. Edward served in the U.S. Army as a young man. After discharge, he met Loretta Marie Kuehn while attending a dance at Bill Mraz dance hall in Houston. Edward and Loretta were married on September 10, 1960 at All Saints Catholic Church in Houston, TX. They would have celebrated 60 years of marriage in September. Edward worked as a draftsman at Mosher Steel, Trinity Industries, and Hirschfeld Steel. He retired in 1999 at the age of 65. Edward spent his retired years enjoying his family and his beloved dog, Eddie.

Edward and Loretta were blessed with 5 children. Sharon Macon - husband Rodney, Carolyn Thornton – husband Robert, Wayne Mock – wife Sherida, Gerald Mock – wife Staci, and Norman Mock. Edward was so excited to be Papa to 8 grandchildren, Carrie (James) Taylor, Garrett Mock, Lisa (Josh) Baird, Tyler (Elise) Mock, Ellie (Robert) Lanaghan, Winry Ember, Joshua (Hannah) Macon and Lyndsie Mock. Edward’s 6 great-grandchildren filled these last years with great joy and lots of laughter- Davis, Daniel and Noah Baird, Austin, Jackson and Katherine Taylor. Edward was preceded in death by his parents, Anton & Mary Mock, brothers - Tony, Gene, James, Joe, Lawrence and infant son, Norman. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church-RAC Fund, 11507 Huffmeister Rd, Houston, TX 77065 in memory of Edward Adam Mock. A memorial mass will be held at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. A graveside service will follow at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home and Cemetery, 13102 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77060.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Wednesday, 1 July , 2020

  • Rite of Committal

    Wednesday, 1 July , 2020

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Annetrist Davis

3 July 2020

My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. May God forever wrap his arms around you and grant you peace and comfort at this time in your lives. Gone but never forgotten.

Brenda Campbell

30 June 2020

Uncle Edward will be deeply missed. When we were growing up we called him Uncle Bert and then for some reason he did not like us calling him Uncle Bert any more, it was Uncle Edward. I remember going to the swimming pool with him. He taught me how to make a whale spout with my hands. I love you all so much and he looks so much like my father Eugene Mock.

Ellie Lanaghan (Mock)

30 June 2020

Papa was such a playful and engaged grandfather. I will always cherish the long, amusing stories he would tell for us, the A-birds he often drew, the Egbert doll he would hide, and playing “shebo down” in the backyard with the other grandchildren. I love my papa, and will miss him greatly.

Patricia Romano

30 June 2020

My prayers are with Loretta and the Mock family at this time of loss. I will miss seeing Edward at Sunday Mass. I know the family is comforted that he is with God and those that have passed before him. Again prayers in theses difficult times.

Gregory Mock

30 June 2020

I remember Uncle Bert used to tell us kids ghost stories. One in particular is the one about the lady with the golden arm. I will miss his warm smile and story telling.

Ashley Greely (Mock)

29 June 2020

Uncle Edward was the kindest, sweetest, and most funny Great Uncle! I loved him a lot and Aunt Loretta too! He was so special and will be very missed. Love you ❤️

Lynnae Schatz

29 June 2020

Loretta and family - We are deeply saddened by your loss. Accept our heartfelt sympathy.

"Say not in grief that he is no more but say in thankfulness that he was. A death is not the extinguishing of a light but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come." - Tagore

God bless your memories. Thank you God for the life of Edward Mock.

Peace,
Steve & Lynnae Schatz

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