John Rothrock, 77, of Montoursville, Jack, The Rock, pappy, pap frog- father, husband, brother, uncle, and friend- fell into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
Jack loved his family, his wife Joan of 56 years, his daughters Kathy (Ted), Beth (John) and Elaine (Skip) and sons Scott (Karen), John (Tracy) and Steve (Dora) and his 22 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Sharon and Patty.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Margaret, two brothers Butch and Tommy and one grandson Steven.
Jack was a member of the Republican Club and former member of the White Deer Golf Club. He retired from Mid Penn magazine and then from J.B. Hunt. He was an avid sports fan, especially watching his grandsons in all sports.
Jack didn’t want a funeral. The family will celebrate his life privately with stories, pictures and banana splits, which he loved.
In lieu of flowers, be a light to someone in the darkness, share a meal with the lonely, stand up for the oppressed, put down your device, look up and smile at your neighbor and love your kids. Make a contribution to your favorite charity in his name.
Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.