Claire A. Brock of Linwood, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday July 11, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family & friends. Born Sept. 11, 1931, the youngest child of the late George Steve and Marie (Meiller) Brodt in Trenton NJ where she lived until 1949 when she became a Navy wife to Harry in Key West, Fl. In 1954, they became original Levittown homeowners on Grapevine Rd where they lived for 30 years until moving to Margate, NJ so she could obtain her casino license. Claire retired from the Plaza Casino in 1996 as a financial clerk. She was proud of her first job as a nanny for the prestigious Roebling family. An avid gardener, she looked forward to spring to watch her plants bloom.
Claire was predeceased by her husband Harry, her son Steven and daughter-in-law Kathleen (Everett) Brock. Claire is survived by her sons Paul (Carla) and Michael (Maryanne), sister Gladys Neely, brother Albert Brodt, grandchildren Steven Sokolowski, Derrick Brock (Emily) and Kari Brock (Curtis Childs), great grandchildren Makayla Curtis and Colin Sokolowski, nephew Rick Neely (Karen), niece and best friend Sandy Koguc and Alice her cat.
A viewing will be held on Friday, July 16th, from 11am-12pm at the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home, 1707 New Rd., Linwood, with a service beginning at 12pm. Interment will follow at the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor.