Bock Funeral Home

1500 Mt. Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, PA 15116
412-486-8500

Obituaries:

Norma Turner Ross

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Norma Turner Ross, Age 84, of Allison Park, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Beloved wife of the late James P. Ross; loving mother of Lisa (Christopher) Rulis and Leslie (Craig) Kocak; proud grandmother of Marisa (Bradley) Kaiser, Ryan (Savvy) Kocak, Alana (Ryan) Juran, Zachary Kocak, Amanda Rulis, and Tyler Kocak; dear great-grandmother of Landon, Cameron, Brooks, and William; sister of Robert and the late Rose, Betty, Ruth, Lucille, Loretta, and Richard. Also survived by nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by both parents Patrick and Amelia Turner. Family and Friends will be received on Sunday from 2:00 to 7:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Glenshaw, on Monday at 10 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.  Read More...


William A. Bochicchio

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

William A. "Bill" Bochicchio, Age 89, of Glenshaw, surrounded by family and prayers, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Beloved husband of 57 years to Marge (Hocher) Bochicchio; Loving father of Mary (Joe) Doyle, Joe, Anne Romano, John, Andrew (Stephanie), Mark, and Clare (Chuka) Azubuike; Proud Pap pap of Katie, Annie, Carol, Kaitlyn, Kristen, Joseph, Nicholas, Brandon, Ryan, Malachi, and Mila and one great-grandson Jack; Dear brother in law of Bert Dames. Bill was a proud Korean War Army Veteran and a devout and active member at All Saints Church and St. Bonaventure Church. He retired in 1992 from Schenley High School as a dedicated teacher and Guidance Counselor. Friends will be received on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Friday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations or Masses may be sent to All Saints Church. Read More...

Grace M. Sharer

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Grace M. Sharer, age 95, of Glenshaw, on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Edward L. Sharer; loving mother of Robert (Chris), David (Sara), Kenneth (Joanne), William, Patricia (Richard) Lee, and the late Gary (surviving Sue) Sharer; Proud grandmother of Michelle, Brian, Eric, Mike, Kristopher, Kaleb, Erica, Josh, Brandon, Amber, and Stephanie; dear great-grandmother of nine. Grace was a longtime member of St. Bonaventure Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 9199. Friends will be received on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Tuesday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 9199. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH TUESDAY.
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Denny J. Christian

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Denny J. Christian, Age 50, of Shaler Twp., tragically passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. He was the devoted son of Kathleen and the late Dennis Christian: cherished brother of Tim (Nidia), Cory, and Kelly (Daniel) Szekely; proud uncle of Cory, Jessica, Daniel, Christian, Patrick, Fabiola, John, and Courtney. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and his work family at Allegheny Service. Denny never let his physical ailments stand in his way and lived with great dignity and loved his life. Rest in Peace. Friends will be received on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Monday at 10:30 AM.  Read More...


Evelyn Marie (Pilgrim) McRoberts

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Evelyn Marie (Pilgrim) McRoberts, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the age of 96. Evelyn was born August 17, 1923 at home on Mintwood Street, Lawrenceville, PA.  She was a proud 1940 graduate of Shaler High School and longtime resident of Glenshaw, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Edith (Kime) Pilgrim; her infant brother Clarence; her husband of 69 years, John Francis McRoberts; her son Jack McRoberts; her daughter and son-in-law Dee and Jack Goggins. Evelyn is survived by her son Jerry (Gretchen) McRoberts of Salisbury, MD; her daughter Nancy (Tom) Barkand of South Park, PA; her beloved sister Betty (Kirby) Sullivan of Peoria, AZ; her daughter-in law Bernice McRoberts of Ocean Isle Beach, NC; Loving Nana to 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Evelyn will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors. Evelyn will always be remembered as the dearly loved matriarch of her family. Friends will be received Thursday from 3 to 7 pm at Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA 15116. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 am in St. Bonaventure Parish, 2001 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA 15116. Followed by a burial at St. Augustine Cemetery, 250 Wible Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15209. In honor of Evelyn’s request, memorial gifts can be sent to Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, PA 15116.  Read More...


Marie 'Theresa" (Fodi) Schran

Friday, November 29, 2019

Marie “Theresa” (Fodi) Schran, Age 92, of Shaler Twp., passed peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Howard Schran; loving mother of William J. (the late Donna) Schran and the late Kevin H. Schran; proud grandma of William J. Jr., Donald H. (Jamie), and Stacey Schran; dear great-grandma of Grace, Chloe, Zachary, and Hudson Schran; sister of the late Betty Ann Chapel and Eileen Wiefling. Marie worked at her father’s deli in part of Fodi’s Store and bar. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM and Wednesday from 2 to 8 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Thursday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Elks Home Service Project, Somerset, PA.  Read More...


Melanie "Mel" Meridan

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Melanie “Mel” Meridan, Age 40, passed Suddenly, on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Beloved mother of Devin Koval Meridan and Angel Koval; loving sister of Richard (Sarah) Meridan and Anna (Bill) Kluczkowski; Dear daughter of Deborah and the late Richard Meridan. Services and Internment will be held privately by the family. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


William J. Kelsch

Thursday, November 21, 2019

William J. Kelsch, age 81, of Shaler Twp. on Thursday November 21, 2019. Son of the late William and Philomena Kelsch of Lawrenceville; loving husband of 54 years to Charlotte; proud father of Billy (Molly) Kelsch and Suzy (Patrick) Pastierik; Beloved grandfather of Nicholas Kelsch, Steven and Remy Pastierik; brother of Joe (Sue) Kelsch of Shaler Twp. and Rosemary McClain of Shelton, CT. Bill was a dedicated employee of the United States Postal Service for over 42 years. The family would like to thank their neighbors for all their kindness and help during Bill’s long illness, especially Trish Nethen, Julie Kaiser, and Mary Sentasi. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Mount Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Blessing Service will be held on Monday 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Animal Friends: 562 Camp Horne Road, PGH PA 15237.  Read More...


Brenda M. DeSabetino

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Brenda M. DeSabetino, Age 61, of Lawrenceville, passed unexpectedly on Saturday, November 16, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parent Paul and Clare DeSabetino; beloved companion of Eric White; dear mother of Heather Ban; proud nana of Chassiti, Ronald, Jonny, and Andy Ireland and her step-grandchildren Brenden, Bryce, and Briley Pawlik; great great grandmother of Colton Kendall Ban; she loved and is survived by 6 sisters, 2 brother, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins and son-in-law Ray Pawlik. Friends will be received on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a blessing service will be held on Friday at 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Lung Association.  Read More...


Richard E. "Dick" Buchholz

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Richard E. “Dick” Buchholz, in his 83rd year on Wednesday November 13, 2019 of Shaler Twp. formerly of Sharpsburg. Beloved husband of the late Bernadette M. (Stanek) Buchholz; loving father of Deborah Ann (Terence) Brown and R. Michael Buchholz; dear pap of Matthew, Michael, Dillon and Kevin Brown; he is also survived by many friends in The White Hats Organization with whom he shared a loving friendship that spanned over 70 years. Dick was a 50+ year union member of the NALC and lifelong Senior Drum Corp enthusiast.  Friends will be received Monday November 25, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw where a Funeral service will be held on Tuesday November 26, 2019 at 12:00 Noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Humane Animal Rescue 1101 Western Ave. PGH PA 15233. Read More...