Rocke R. Haight, age 77, of Cobb Street, Johnsonburg, PA, died unexpectedly, Monday, April 5, 2021 at UPMC-Altoona. A son of the late Richard and Doris (Lyle) Haight, he was born on December 1, 1943 in Ridgway, PA. In October, 1965 he married Roselyn (Cherry) who predeceased him on December 14, 2003.
Rocke is survived by: two children, Lisa (Mike) Terwilliger of Johnsonburg and Jodi (Dave) Figley of Wilcox; four grandchildren, Sophie Mahoney, Devyn, Tori and Dylan Nelson; three great-grandchildren, Zeke Whitenak, Mikah Mahoney and Hunter Nelson; a brother, James Haight of Sunbury, PA; and a sister, Bonnie Carnahan of St. Marys.
Rocke served in the US Navy from 1961 to 1965 and worked as a Diesetter for SMP for many years, retiring in 2004. He was a member of the Piedmonte Club and the Johnsonburg American Legion, where he served as Commander for many years. Raised in Portland Mills, he lived most of his life in Johnsonburg. He enjoyed fishing, especially fly-fishing, walking, socializing, and the Chicago Bears.
There will be no public visitation.
The family will be receiving friends from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, at a Celebration of Life Luncheon at the Johnsonburg American Legion.
The family suggests memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project and will be accepting online condolences at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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