Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Ruth Ann Trant LaMagna

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Ruth T. LaMagna, Of Allison Park, formerly of Stanton Heights, born in 1941, she passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the age of 77 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of 55 years of John LaMagna; Loving mother of Linda LaMagna of Fort Mill, SC, Michelle and Michael Schafer of State College, PA, and John and Jennifer LaMagna of Peters Twp.; she is also the proud Nanny of five beautiful grandchildren, Lt. JG Garrett Schafer USN., Brady and Carsyn Schafer Penn State Students, and Chay and Mila LaMagna. Ruth loved playing golf and was an avid 9-holer at Wildwood Golf Club. Friends will be received on Sunday and Monday from 6 to 8 PM only 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 Tuesday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to be sent to St. Barnabas. Read More...


Flora L. Ippolito

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Flora L. (Trevisan) Ippolito, age 67, of Shaler Twp., formerly of Sharpsburg, on Friday, February 15, 2019. Beloved wife of 47 years to Manuel Ippolito; loving mother of Matthew (Randi) and Renee Ippolito; proud grandma of Lily; Flora was a longtime employee of PNC Bank and US Steel Corporation. She was also well known by family and friends for her chocolate chip cookies and Italian spaghetti sauce. Friends will be received on Monday from 1 to 3 PM and 6 to 8 PM and Tuesday from 9 to 11 AM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Kidney Foundation.  Read More...


Mary Jane Peterson

Monday, February 11, 2019

Mary Jane (Hartz) Peterson, Age 94, of Glenshaw on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Earl D. Peterson; loving mother of E. David (Sharon) Peterson Jr. and John C. (Carol) Peterson; Dear Grandmother of Rachel, Brett, Kyle, Trevor, and the late Joseph Peterson; Great Grandmother of Samantha, Christina, Liam, Declan, Cooper, Collin, Olivia, and Matilda; Sister of the late John Hartz. Friends will be received on Saturday from 12 to 2 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 2 PM.  Read More...


Thomas Oscar Mager

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Thomas Oscar Mager, Age 89, of Jesup, GA, formerly of the North Side, Pittsburgh, on Monday, February 4, 2019. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jesup, GA, and the Knights of Columbus. He was a retired employee with the General Electric Company and was an avid golfer and bridge player. He was also a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. The Beloved husband of 63 years to Betty Lou Mager of Jesup, GA; loving father of Denise (Dr. Gregory) Bittner of Allison Park, PA, Marcy (David) Rosswog of Valencia, PA, and Dr. Sandra Mager (Andrew Wetherington) of Jesup, GA; dear grandfather of Jaclyn Bloom, Brian Rosswog, Tara Lucki, Robyn Turner, Dr. Michael Bittner, Drew and Dylan Wetherington; also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 6 to 8 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 Thursday at 10 AM. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of South Georgia 1625 Sunset Blvd. Jesup, GA 31545. Read More...


Jacqueline A. "Jackie" (Wuellette) Barbrow

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Jacqueline A. “Jackie” (Wuellette), Age 75, on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Barbrow; loving mother of Aleyne Secor and step-mother of David (Wendy) Barbrow and Amy (the late Ezra) Segali; proud Nana of Michael and Thomas Secor and Sarah, Becky, Asaf, Adar, Koren, and Clil; dear sister of Susanne and Thomas Wuellette. Friends will be received on Saturday from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM and Sunday from 10 to 11 AM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Sunday at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Stroke Association or to Presbyterian Senior Care, Oakmont.  Read More...


Adam Patrick Hursen

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Adam Patrick Hursen, Age 33, of Shaler, tragically died doing what he loved, on Monday, February 4, 2019; Loving Father of Ayla Marie who was the light of his life; cherished boyfriend of Rebekah Murphy; Beloved Son of Edward (Michelle) Hursen and Kim Muenz; Dear brother of Michael Edward and Brittany (Jeffrey)  Hursen-Turko; Uncle of Evelyn, Darren, & Elliot. Adam had a permanent smile and a laugh that could light up the room which highlighted his determination and his hard work ethic. Friends will be received Thursday from1-4 and 6-9 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Service will be held in the Allison Park Church, Hampton, on Friday at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be sent to Edward & Kim.  Read More...


Frank E. Jenkins Jr.

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Frank E. Jenkins Jr., age 87, of Shaler Twp. unexpectedly on Tuesday February 5, 2019. Beloved husband of 65 years to Sandra; loving father of Gary (Lubo) Jenkins and Scott (Nancy) Jenkins; dear grandfather of Stephanie Jenkins, Melissa (Cory) Hale, Steven and James; brother of Lois Kiley; also survived by many nieces, nephews , grand nieces and nephews and cousins. Frank was a Korean U.S. Army Veteran, member of the Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, member and secretary of the Jockey Club of Etna, was Past Master of Corinthian Lodge No. 573 F & AM. and former member of the Etna Elks #932. 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 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw, where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. Read More...


Mildred H. Kiefer

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Mildred H. Kiefer, Age 91, formerly of Etna, on Friday, February 1, 2019. Loving mother of Karen, John, Kieth Ann, Beth, and the late Jimmy; aunt of Beverly; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 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 Tuesday at 10 AM.  Read More...


Ellen W. (Folan) Filbert

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Ellen W. (Folan) Filbert ,age 79, of Hampton Twp., on Friday, February 1, 2019. Born January 15, 1940. She is preceded in death by her loving Husband, William P. Filbert Jr., her parents, Charles and Mildred Folan, her sister Charlotte, and brother Michael; She is survived by her children Keith (Kimberly Horton) Filbert, Carrie DeBlasio, and Craig Filbert; grandmother to Brandon and Kaitlyn DeBlasio and Harris and Carter Horton; great-grandmother to Madason, Aiden, and Raelynn; sister of Mildred Herbough and Suzanne (Lou) Vitari; also many nieces and nephews. Ellen was a graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School, Passavant Nursing School, and worked for 34 years as an Emergency room Nurse at Passavant Hospital. Ellen was a kind, empathetic, big-hearted lady, always the one to bring others together, caring for everyone she could, meeting their needs and helping them to help themselves. She loved to travel and learn and when she cooked there was always room for one more at the table. Friends will be received on Monday from 4 to 8 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM.  Read More...


William T. Ferketic

Friday, February 01, 2019

William T. Ferketic, age 93, of Etna, on Sunday January 27, 2019. Husband of the late Eleanor (Curtin) Ferketic; longtime companion of Ruth Gubanic and her daughter Mary Ellen Gubanic; brother of the late Michael (Whitey), Rich and Bob Ferketic and Lois Netzel; brother-in-law of Mary Lou Ferketic; also uncle to many nieces and nephews. Bill proudly served in the U. S. Army during WWII and Korea, and was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 597 and VFW Post 9197. He successfully made his career as a carpenter and construction superintendent in the Pittsburgh area and was a proud member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. In his day, Bill involved himself civically and socially in the community.  He was a volunteer for the Etna Fire Department and a long-standing member of the Croatian Fraternal Union. Early on, he was a skier and one of the inaugural members of the Seven Springs Ski Patrol. Later, he golfed regularly and often socialized at the Etna Elks and DOH Clubs. He lived life fully and generously, and touched many lives along the way. No Visitation. Memorial donations may be made to All Saints Church or Habitat for Humanity. There will be a memorial service at All Saints Church, Etna, in April. Arr. by Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. Glenshaw.  Read More...