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Peacefully, surrounded by his family, Donald Clifford Brock passed away December 30, 2019.

Born in Winnipeg June 21, 1933 Don was predeceased by parents Clifford and Jessie, sisters Carol (Sims) and Helen (Brock) and son Christopher.  With many cherished memories he is survived by his wife Joanne of 61 years, daughters Marie Brock, Madeleine Frost (Laurie), son James (Sylvia), grandsons Joseph and Alexandre, sister Rosemary (Joe Shamess, deceased), brother- in- law Grant Sims, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Don graduated from United College and University of Manitoba Law School and enjoyed a law career spanning over fifty years.

Don was a true gentleman in every sense of the word with an unwavering moral compass.  Throughout his life, he showed a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for others.

Don was a dedicated member of many community organizations including Rotary Club of Winnipeg, Serra Club of Manitoba and Knights of Columbus.  Don’s faith was central to his life and was an active member of St. John Brebeuf for over fifty years.

A wonderful husband, father and grandfather to his loved ones.  He will be greatly missed.

A life well lived.

The family would like to thank the staff of 5E Medicine, 4B Medicine and all the Emergency Room staff at St. Boniface General Hospital for their compassion and exemplary care.

Funeral mass celebrating Don’s life will be held at St. John Brebeuf Church, 1707 John Brebeuf Place, Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to St. Paul’s College Foundation, 213-70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2M6

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