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Gwendolyn Ruth Brock

July 17, 1939 — July 17, 2019

Gwendolyn Ruth Brock, 80, of Connelly, NY, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born July 17, 1939 in Concord, New Hampshire the daughter of the late Charles and Enna Brock. Gwendolyn was a graduate of Pembroke Academy in New Hampshire. She worked for Texaco as Test Driver for 28 years. She was a member of the Busy Bee's Sewing Club at the Town of Esopus Library where she had volunteered. She also volunteered at the Ulster County SPCA in the Cat Department.

Gwendolyn loved sewing, knitting, reading, gardening, and listening to country music, especially WRWD. In her younger years she raced snow mobiles and drag cars. She had a Buick Sports Car that she never lost a race in. She was a cat fanatic and overall animal lover, having a family of raccoons that she would feed for over 30 years.

She is survived by her son, Donald J. Connolly and his wife Sherrel of Florida, her grandchildren, Amber Temple and her fiance Richard of Watervliet, NY, Charlie Brock Casey and his fiancée Jaleesa of Poughkeepsie, Donald J. Connolly Jr., of Florida, Bobby Connolly of Poughkeepsie, Gwendolyn Connolly of Mohegan Lake, NY, Jorrie Hensley and her husband Ryan of Rosenberg, TX, Christopher Fidelman, Brianna Casey, her great granddaughter, Sophia Ann Connolly-White, her dear cat, Buffy Duffer Carrot Cuffer, as well as many other dear family and friends. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her daughter, Lisa Casey, and her partner Lloyd Jenne, who passed away on December 13, 2017.

Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Servcie, 216 Broadway, Port Ewen, NY 12466, where family and friends may visit on Wednesday July 24th from 4pm to 7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ulster County SPCA at . A tribute for Gwendolyn can be found at , where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

4:00 - 7:00pm

Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service - Port Ewen Funeral Home

216 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401

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