John T. Subock, Sheet Metal Mechanic

July 22, 2009|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

John Theodore Subock, a sheet metal mechanic who was active in helping those suffering from cancer, died of stomach cancer July 11 at Carroll Hospital Center.

The Finksburg resident was 48.

Mr. Subock was diagnosed with stomach cancer 3 1/2 years ago.

"He endured 88 chemotherapy and 16 radiation treatments," said his wife of 24 years, the former Lisa Ann Kennedy, a Defense Department programmer.

Mr. Subock was active in cancer support groups and was a speaker for the American Cancer Society.

He also was a member and speaker for the Baltimore Cancer Support Group and participated in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, an organization that honors cancer survivors and raises funds for the society.

Mr. Subock was born in Baltimore and raised in Randallstown, where he graduated from Randallstown High School in 1979.

He worked for BGE Home and Charles A. Kleine & Sons in Sykesville for three years, until retiring on a medical disability in 2007.

He had been a member of the Army Reserves.

A sports fan, Mr. Subock enjoyed attending Ravens games with his son. He also was an assistant coach of his son's soccer team, the Sandymount Eagles. He also liked fishing and crabbing.

Mr. Subock was a communicant of St. John Roman Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, where a memorial Mass will be offered at 1 p.m. Aug. 8.

Also surviving are a son, Christopher John Subock, 13; a daughter, Michele Marie Subock, 18; his mother, Faith A. Subock of Randallstown; a brother, Robert L. Subock Jr. of Owings Mills; a sister, Kathleen Subock of Eldersburg; and a niece.

- Frederick N. Rasmussen

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