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Eugene Pocs

November 20, 1932 — June 29, 2023

Eugene Pocs, 90, passed away on June 29, 2023, in Rockford, Illinois. Born in Atasiene, Latvia on November 20, 1932, son to Francis and Paulina (Garanca) Pocs.


He earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Engineering from the University of Illinois. In Rockford he was employed at Ingersoll, self employed as a tax preparer and retired from Rock Valley College after a 20+ year career as a Professor of Engineering.


He is survived by those who loved him most, his wife of 66 years, Mara; his sons Paul (Velta), Martin (Christy), Arnis (Krystal), and David (Jennifer); his grandchildren Nadia, Lilija, Erica, Lara, Elena, Sofia, and Larsen; his sister Mary Sventeckis and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother, Ollie.


Visitation to take place on Saturday, July 8, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Mass, 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 4401 Highcrest Road, Rockford, Illinois 61107. Private burial to take place at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Winnebago, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rock Valley College (RVC) Foundation, or to Holy Family Catholic Church. To send online condolences, please visit www.fitzgeraldfh.com



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Visitation

Saturday, July 8, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

4401 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL 61107

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 8, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

4401 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL 61107

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