Deacon Ralph Dunsmore Brock

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Deacon Ralph D. Brock, 74, of New Braunfels, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020. Born on March 23, 1945, in Asheville, North Carolina, he was the son of the late James Melmuth Brock and Ruth Elinor Copeland Brock Jones. Ralph proudly served in the United States Army, stationed in Vietnam. He retired after 46 years with Standard Casualty Co. in 2013. He served as Deacon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church for 19 years: some of his favorite duties were baptisms, Quinceaneras, weddings, RCIA and serving the masses. Ralph is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marcia G. Baldwin Brock. Children: Evelyn Brock, Matthew Brock and wife Beth Ane and Kathleen Slight. Grandchildren: Kaylee, Solana, Heather, Elizabeth, Ryan and William. Great-grandchildren: Ethan and Hadley. Sisters: Toni Rivers, Merri Jones and Jeri Danforth A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with the recitation of the Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 PM on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Braunfels. A reception will follow immediately after Mass.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss Marcia & to your family, Deacon Brock was a great man of God, our Lord has another “Angel”… Mary Jane Partida Morales & Family

  2. So sorry for your loss. Deacon Ralph was a great teacher and will be greatly missed. God Bless, Roger & Melissa Garcia

  3. Marcia and family:We are so sorry for your loss.God bless you.Ralph,thank you for your service.You are loved by many.

  4. We are so sorry for your loss, Marcia and family. Ralph holds a special place in our readiness as a couple and marriage. He was fully invested in preparing us for our life long covenant. Our Blessings to you, Albino and Arlene Aguilar

  5. Marcia and family we send our condolences on the loss of your beloved Ralph. He truly did God’s work. He bought us back to the Church. He said to Alex . . . welcome home and the next thing we knew we were in RCIA. Thanks to our teacher we were able to marry in the Church. He made a huge impact in our lives. We will miss his smile.

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