Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Norma M. Breen

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Norma M. Breen, age 82, of Shaler, on Monday, January 15, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Thomas; dear mother of Scott (Paula) Breen, Dan (Joyce) Breen, and Jill (Tom) Niebel; proud grandmother of Laurie, Tim, TJ, Matt, Lee, Katie, Bonnie, Holly, and Melanie; loving great-grandmother of 15. Services and Internment will be held privately by the family. Donations may be made in her honor to the Glenshaw Public Library or to the Shaler North Hills Library. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw. Read More...

Marion "Bubbie" (Basinski) Cynkar

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Marion "Bubbie" (Basinski) Cynkar, age 87, of Glenshaw, formerly of Lawrenceville, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Paul J. Cynkar; loving mother of Paul (Deborah), Mary (Presley) Smolter, Anne Cynkar, Joan (Tim) Taylor, and Judy Stachelek; proud Bubbie of Jessie (Greg) and Grayson; Nicole (Linsey); Natalie (Rick) Hanna and R.J.; Katie (Mike); Nathan; Valerie (Nick) Nicholas and Jennie; Noah (Ellie) and Addy; Melanie; Emily; and Jacob. Friends will be received on Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 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 Saturday at 1:00 PM. Read More...

Deborah Lee (Bregenzer) Trimbath

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Deborah Lee (Bregenzer) Trimbath, age 59, of Hampton Twp. formerly of Shaler Twp. on Monday January 8, 2018. Fiance of John Bilicic; loving mother of Chuck Pruski Jr. and the late Robin Pruski; preceded in death by her brother Ed Bregenzer; daughter of Margaret and the late Robert Bregenzer; survived by her sisters Norma Brown and Robin (Michael) Davis; much loved and adored by her nieces Kristen (Cody Helton) Davis and Kayla Brown and nephews Tom (Maggie) and Bob Brown and Kirk Davis and great nieces and nephews Aubree, Graysen, Olivia Helton, Kayla, Molly and Maxwell Brown. Friends will be received Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw, where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 12:30 PM. Burial will be held in United Cemetery, Ross Twp. PA. Read More...

Kathy R. Tranquill

Sunday, January 07, 2018

Kathy R. Tranquill, age 61, of Indiana Twp., passed away suddenly on Thursday morning, January 4, 2018. She is survived by her parents Cecil and the late Shirley Tranquill, her brother Ronald (Vanessa) Tranquill, and her two adoring nieces, Leandra and Karrah. Kathy was a graduate of Fox Chapel High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. After teaching business at the Bradford School, she worked as a secretary in the city for a number of years. She was a member of the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church. Services will be held privately. Private burial in Mt. Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw. Read More...

Sue E. Gibney

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Sue E. Gibney, age 64, of Allison Park on Wednesday January 3, 2018. Sister of Patricia Buvoltz of Warren PA, Daniel Gibney of Butler PA and John Gibney of Pleasant Hills PA; aunt of Jeffrey Buvoltz and Jennifer Buvoltz; also survived by two nieces and two nephews. Friends will be received Saturday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Animal Friends or Habitat for Humanity.  

Carmella M. (Ferraro) "Toots" Kraus

Monday, January 01, 2018

Carmella M. (Ferraro) "Toots" Kraus, age 87 of Shaler Twp. on Sunday December 31. 2017. Beloved wife of George K. Kraus; loving mother of Linda Goetz and David Kraus; dear grandmother of Jason, Stephanie, Andrew, Matthew and Kelcy; Dear great-grandmother of Nova Ann; sister of Frank Ferarro. Friends will be received Wednesday 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 All Saints Church, Etna on Thursday at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, O'Hara Twp. PA. Read More...

John C. Frederick

Sunday, December 31, 2017

John C. Frederick, born June 1, 1929, died on Saturday December 30, 2017 of Indiana Twp. Beloved husband of Jeanne (Lake) Frederick; brother of the late Sara Jane Young, Betty Metzler and Lois Schaefers; also survived by six nieces, one nephew and one dear cousin Mary Dietrich Ford. John was retired from American Bridge, was a Korean War Veteran, loved sports cars, farming, dogs, old metal and antique tools. There will be no visitation. The service and interment will be private. Burial will be in East Union Cemetery, West Deer Twp. Donations may be sent to Good Samaritan Hospice Suite 100-116 Browns Hill Road Valencia PA 16059 or to Concordia of Fox Chapel Route 910 Cheswick PA 15024. Arrangements by Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. Glenshaw. Read More...


Eileen N. (Schramm) Schmid

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Eileen N. (Schramm) Schmid, age 79, of Shaler Twp. on Friday December 29, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. "Schmiddy" Schmid; loving mother of Robert C. (girl friend Kelly Kirschner) Schmid Jr.; dear grandmother of Bianca Schmid; sister of Elsie (Ralph) Meyer; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends received Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Wednesday 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 Holy Spirit, Millvale on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Augustine Cemetery, Shaler Twp. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Read More...

Susan Gill

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Susan Gill, age 73, of Shaler Twp., on Tuesday, December 26, 2017; daughter of the late Mary Alice (Grall) and John C. Gill; dearest sister of Nancy Guibert (late Clarence Guibert); cherished aunt of Gwen (George) Palmer of Centre Hall, PA, and Jill (Scott) Kresge of Valencia, PA; proud aunt of Kyle (Rachel) Kresge of Cleveland, OH; also survived by many loving relatives. Susan worked for the Salvation Army, Mellon Bank, and Rite-Aid until retiring recently. Susan was the sweetest and kindest person whose greatest pleasure was helping and serving others. Friends will be received on Friday from 10:00 to 1:30 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a celebration of life service will be held at 1:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Glenshaw Valley Presby. Church: 1520 Butler Plank Rd., Glenshaw PA 15116. Read More...

Betty J. Samuels

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Betty J. Samuels, age 93, of Etna, on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Samuels; loving mother of Jan (Jerry) Orluske and Mike (Marsha) Samuels; dear grandmother of Todd (Heather) Orluske; dear great-grandmother of Clark Michael Orluske. Friends will be received on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM. Burial will be held at Mt. Royal Cemetery. Read More...