Bock Funeral Home

1500 Mt. Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, PA 15116


Jessica A. Lacava

Monday, June 21, 2021

Jessica A. Lacava, age 63, of Sharpsburg, formally of Gibsonia on Monday June 21, 2021. Beloved companion of Paul Stack; loving mother of Charles (Joanne) Walker III, Jennifer (Keith Trowbridge) Walker and Timothy (Chasity) Walker; proud grandmother of Jordon, Eric, Corey, Nadia, Connor, Paige, Tanner and Makenzie; dear great-grandmother of Luca; daughter of Ronald and Donna Howe, sister of Debbie Custer, Tracey Howe, Patty Howe Ritter and the late Bob Howe. Friends will be received Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mount Royal Blvd. Glenshaw. A private service will be held for family only on Friday. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to  Pancreatic Cancer Research.  Read More...

Lorraine N. Sullivan

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Lorraine N. Sullivan, Age 61, of Shaler Twp., formerly of Penn Hills, passed away Suddenly on Saturday, June 19, 2021. She was preceded in death by her mother Joan (DeOto) Neal, her sister, Barbara (James) Wallace, and brother, William (Cheryl); She was the world to her family. She is survived by her husband and best friend Terry Sullivan; her children Patrick (Kayla), Derek, and Jessica; Grandson Vincent Sullivan; brother Kenneth (Natalie) and sister Patricia (Charles) Daily; also numerous nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful spirit, loved by her family and friends. She was thoughtful, caring, selfless, and put family above all. She put everyone’s needs and wishes above her own and was always there for anyone in need asking nothing in return. She was a volunteer for many causes, only returning to work as an Accounting Clerk after her Children were raised. Missed and loved, we are truly blessed for her being in our lives. Family and Friends will be received on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 8:30 to 11:00 AM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mount Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, please spend a day with your family and tell them you love them every day.  Read More...

Howard C. "Howie" Fairman

Monday, June 14, 2021

Howard C. “Howie” Fairman, age 83, of Shaler Twp., on Monday, June 14, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Jane (Bursick) Fairman; loving father of Angela Fairman, Howard (Lynne) Fairman, and John (Leigh McKinney) Fairman; Proud grandfather of Logan and Nathan; dear step-grandfather of Nicole and Brandon; brother of Earl Fairman and the late Mildred Bulger, Cassie Popinski, Joan Martin, and Dolly Hawkins. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 1:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Blessing Service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM

Louis J. Letterle

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Louis J. Letterle, 95, a long time resident of Shaler Township, born January 7, 1926, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 13, 2021.  He passed away peacefully at home with his wife and family by his side. Louis is survived by his wife of 68 years, Anita, who he affectionately referred to as his “bride.” He was a devoted and loving husband, as well as a wonderful and caring father to his eight children. Surviving are his children Linda Letterle, Diane (Jack) Wilberger, Lisa (late Robert) Griggle, Donita Letterle (late Steve Killian), Anita (Rusty) Goeller, Louis (Donna) Letterle, and Greg (Sharon) Letterle. He was a fun and loving grandfather to Joshua (Jessica) Griggle, Jacqueline (Joe) Blasco, Jason (Tara Halpin) Swierczynski, Jared (Amanda) Swierczynski, Brandon (Michelle) Hoffmann, Laura (Chad) Grahovac, Emily Hoffmann, Philip Hoffmann, Rachel (Paul) Herstek, Kelsey McClearn, Katie McClearn, Brandi Letterle, and Corey Letterle. He is also survived by 11 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Surviving also are his dear friends and in-laws June and John Majoras. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Clyde and Robert Letterle, and his loving daughter Lucy McClearn. Louis and his brother Clyde owned Klein & Letterle Drycleaners in Etna until his retirement.  He was a well respected business owner and former member of the Etna/Shaler Rotary Club, the Kiwanis Club, and member of the Etna Elks for over 50 years. Louis served during WWII, enlisting in the Army Air Corps while a senior in high school.  He left for basic training after high school in the summer of 1944, taking a long train ride to Wichita Falls, Texas. After training, he was assigned to the Air Transport Command Headquarters at Hickam Field, Hawaii, and served as part of a Base-Inspection team.  He completed his service in 1946 with the rank of Sergeant, and received the AAF Air Crew Member Badge, Army Occupation Medal (Japan), Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, and the WWII Victory Ribbon. Louis was loved by all who were blessed to know him. He was a devout convert to Catholicism and a member of St. Bonaventure Church.  He had a wonderful sense of humor, always keeping his family laughing. He would often tell corny jokes and would be laughing before reaching the punch line. He loved to read and was still enjoying books in his 90’s. He enjoyed growing tomatoes in his garden, planting flowers, and watching the birds.  He loved the beach and camp vacations with his family.  To say he loved his family is an understatement.  He was happiest with any or all of his family around.  Every celebration was “the best ever!”  Louis was a kind, thoughtful, and caring man to all he met.  He will be greatly missed. No Visitation. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Matthew Parish, St. Bonaventure Church in Glenshaw on Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM.  In remembrance of Louis’s kindness towards others, donations can be made to Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center or the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...

Lucille A. Ganster

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Lucille A. Ganster, Age 95, born September 25, 1925, in Etna, PA to the late Charles and Josephine Ganster, passed on June 10. Lucy was an executive secretary at Westinghouse Electric for several decades, retiring in 1985. She was preceded in death by her sister, Rosella, and brothers, Charles (the late Catherine) and William (Lillian) and nephew, Billy Ganster. “Aunt Lucy” is survived by her nieces and nephew:  Elizabeth (Dave) Alchier, Kathleen Ganster (Paul Sauers) and Jack Ganster (Kat Plakinger). She was also greatly loved by her great nieces and nephews: Eliza (Jeremy Peabody), Kenton and Cole Ganster, and William (Lisa) and Valerie Alchier (Stuart Harris). Lucy took special delight in her “great-greats” nephew, River Peabody, and niece, Grace Alchier. She will also be missed by her cousins, friends, and beloved caregivers at Cumberland Crossing Manor. Services will be held privately by the family. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...

George Hudanick Sr.

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

George Hudanick, Sr., on June 8, 2021 at the age of 91, George returned to the Lord.  Raised in the Woods Run section of Northside, he spent his entire married life as a resident of Shaler Twp. “Yudi” assembled  a long career in real estate, beginning as a rent collector and finishing as Chief Appraiser for the Pittsburgh Office of the Fed. Housing Admin. (FHA).  Loving husband of Dolores (Koephrich) Hudanick for 68 years.  Father of George, Jr, Paul (Elaine) and Janet (Ted) Benko. Grandpap to Emily, Molly and Maxwell Benko.  Brother of Alice (Aggy)  Lamanna, John, Mike, Helen Blanar and Mary Vojtas . In his retirement George loved playing golf, watching Steeler football, walking the Northway Mall and his grandchildren.  Arrangements through Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  No visitation. A memorial mass will be said at Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic  Church, Northside, later this summer. The family would like to especially thank the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford for the notable care and attention in his final days.

Anna Mae "Kitty" Terwilliger

Monday, June 07, 2021

On June 7th, at the age of 92, Anna Mae “Kitty” Terwilliger passed away peacefully in her home. Anna Mae was born to Yura and Anna Kireta on October 5,1928; sister to Bandy, George, Barbra (Draganac), Helen (Gresetic), Emma (Oresic), and Renie (Suwalski). A lifelong resident of the Shaler/ Etna communities, Anna Mae was a devout member of All Saints Parish Church. In 1946, she married Roman Benty Jr. Together, they raised 4 children: Karen, Carol, John, and Ron. Following Roman’s death in 1972, Anna Mae married Gerard Terrwilliger in 1975. Gerard and Anna Mae remained happily married until Gerard’s passing in 2010. Anna Mae loved cooking, dancing, storytelling, and the art of chance. Most of all, she loved her family. She will be greatly missed by her children: Carol Cross (Troy), John Benty (Mary Ellen), and Ron Romanovsky; her grandchildren: Christopher Cullinan (Stacy), Mathew Cullinan (Alicia), Laura Francis (Michael), “Little” Carol Stevenson, and Roman Benty; her great-grandchildren: Madeline Cullinan, Vivienne Cullinan, Zeke Cullinan, Brianna Stevenson, Julie Stevenson, Izzy Predmore, and Wyatt Predmore; and her great-great-grandson Sylas Snellen. Family to receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME, LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Matthew Parish-All Saints Church, Etna. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH.  Read More...

Patricia A. (Stettmier) Stumpf

Sunday, June 06, 2021

Patricia A. (Stettmier) Stumpf, age 92, of O’Hara Twp., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Beloved wife of the late William H. Stumpf; loving mother of Daniel (Cheryl) Stettmier and Pamela Woods; proud grandmother of Anna (Derek) Rhoden, Daniel P. (Lisa) Stettmier, and Beth Anne (Eric) Benson; Dear great-grandmother of Natalie, John D., Elise, Bradley, Joshua, and Timothy; sister of the late James P. Murphy of Camphill PA; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Pat was an active and longtime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna, and past Queen Airys Temple 48 Daughters of the Nile. Friends will be received on Tuesday fro 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Service will be held in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna, on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Mask are requested in church. Everyone Please meet at Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna, or to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.  Read More...

Barbara Ann (Kump) Gasperich

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Barbara Ann (Kump) Gasperich, age 89, of Glenshaw, Pa passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 3, 2021.  She was the loving wife of Ralph F. Gasperich for 69 years.  She was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary Kump of Calumet, Michigan.  She graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic High School in 1949 and then was employed by Michigan Bell Telephone Co. as a switchboard operator.  She was a devout Catholic with a strong faith in the Lord.  She was a founding member of St. Bonaventure Parish and a member of its Christian Mothers Guild. She also participated in the March for Life in Washington D.C.  Her hobby was being an accomplished seamstress.  She was revered by her close knit family and is survived by her eight beloved children, Mary Anne (Rob) Worsena, Barbara (Scott) Abel, Diane (Ron) Giel, Edward (Anne) Gasperich, David (Cristi) Gasperich, Gary Gasperich, Greg Gasperich and Karen (Rob) Skertich as well as 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her beloved siblings Edward (Marlene) Kump, Francis Kump, Jane (Joseph) Warren and was preceded in death by Rudolph Kump and John Kump.  Friends will be received Thursday 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm at the Bock Funeral Home, 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 12 noon in St. Matthew Parish, St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw.  In lieu of flowers, family suggest contributions to St. Matthew Parish, 2001 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA. 15112 or EWTN, Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210 Read More...

Joanne M. Dick

Monday, May 31, 2021

Joanne M. Dick, age 86, of Shaler Twp., went peacefully to the lord on Monday, May 31, 2021. She was at home with her devoted husband Jim by her side. She leaves behind her daughter Shirley (Tom) Germaine: Granddaughter Joni (Paul) Marsili and two beautiful great grandchildren Alyssa and Cooper; Joanne has two surviving siblings, Jeanne and William (Kathy) Miller and the late Dorothy DelPrato, Barbara Matyka, and Ruthie (Surviving John) Kielczski. Friends will be received on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service outside of Mass will be held at 7 PM. Internment will be held privately by the family.  Read More...