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Daughter lives on in mother's memory



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Shirley Hockey remembers the tragic year her family faced in 1979, when her daughter Monica Hockey was murdered in Clarkston. Photo by Andrea Beaudoin (click for larger version)
April 16, 2014 - For Shirley Hockey of Clarkston, her children Parry and Monica Hockey will always remain in her heart.

Every season, birthday, and other milestones, she decorates their graves with flowers and momentos.

"When I visit the cemetery , I feel their spirits," she said.

On Sept. 4, 1979, Monica was brutally murdered at 20 years old. Her body was discovered by a fellow Clarkston resident, a quiet man, known for keeping to himself, while he was out bicycling as he did everyday....

Staff writer covering Independence Township and Clarkston area.
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