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Emily Nock

Emily Nock, age 95, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 21, 2020, her 95th birthday.

Born in Crisfield, MD on March 21, 1925, she was the daughter of the late John D. and Myrtle E. (Hickman) Crockett. Together with her husband, Emily worked side by side with him to build the family business, Nock’s Garage.  While her husband worked in the garage, Emily ran the day to day activities of managing the business. They also owned and operated Motel Deville for many years.

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, Zeta Chapter for over 50 years and a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, where she was a long time Sunday School teacher. Emily enjoyed needlework, photography and playing golf at Cavaliers Country Club.   She will also be remembered as a loving and devoted mother to her six rowdy boys.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, Stanley N. Nock, Sr. and her brothers, Richard M. and Norman H. Crockett. Emily is survived by her sons, Stanley, Jr., Richard K., John M. (Heidi), Dennis W. (Nikki), Lester Q. (Marty), and Terence S. Nock; 17 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren.

 Services and interment will be held privately.

 In lieu of flowers, donations in Emily’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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8 Guestbook messages for Emily Nock

  • My love to all the Nock family. Many happy memories made by such a special lady and her wonderful family always in my heart forever

  • As your loved one is called to their eternal home. May your eyes catch a glimpse of God’s peace.
    Praying that you will be comforted at this time of loss.
    With deepest sympathy.
    the Staff of Heartland Hospice

  • Mimi I will miss you, and you will be in my thoughts till the day I see you in heaven. You taught me so much about proper comportment, manners and cooking. Until the day we meet again I send my love to you Mimi and the Lord in heaven. Hallelujah, praise the Lord, Mimi and Pop are together again!

  • Mimi, you were a big inspiration in my life and I will never forget you. You accepted me and my three children into your wonderful family unconditionally. I will cherish every moment that I had with you and your family as I love you all so much. I have learned a lot from you and our talks really inspired me to stay strong and gave me the courage to overcome any obsticle that was thrown my way. Your love of family and for others was truly a magnificent gift from God. Thank you Mimi, for all that you have shown and taught me about living life to the fullest. You were a great person and I am so lucky to have had the time that I did with you. I will always love you!
    Rest In Heavenly Paradise Beautiful Lady!

  • What a beautiful lady and matriarch of your family.
    Please accept my condolences.

  • We so very sorry to learn of Emily’s passing. What a great woman she was!!! We were fortunate to spend time with her husband and her on many afternoons at Cavaliers Country Club. She loved the game and loved being with her friends at the club. We are keeping the family in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sending deepest sympathy and condolences for you and your family. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. May she Rest In Peace

  • Our deepest condolences to the Nock family. Today and always, may loving memories being you peace, comfort, and strength. Sincerely, Sharan & Michael Fischer