Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Roger J. Schmidt

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Roger J. Schmidt, age 62, of Columbus OH formerly of Pittsburgh unexpectedly on Thursday January 10, 2019. Roger was deeply loved by his beloved wife Mary (Paul) Schmidt and his loving children Brandon, Ryan and Connor; son of the late Roger and Mary Schmidt; brother of Joyce (Joe) Wanninger, Vince (Loretta) Schmidt, Paul (Janet) Schmidt, Michael (Trish) Schmidt, Robert Schmidt, David Schmidt and the late Steve (surviving Darlene) Schmidt; brother-in-law of Marie & Pam; also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews. No visitation, the service and interment will be held privately. Donations may be sent to a college fund for Brandon, Ryan and Connor, c/o Vince Schmidt 2011 Verden Court Allison Park PA 15101. Arr. By Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. Glenshaw. Read More...


Donna Kielek

Friday, January 11, 2019

Donna Kielek, Age 72, of Butler County, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Wife of the late Joseph Kielek; loving mother of Jamie Clark and Eric Wright; dear sister of Dianne Muhr, Darlene Ritchie, and Ken Shoemaker; she is also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Saturday, January 19, from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Blessing Service will be held at 1:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to CORE.  Read More...


Elizabeth M. "Betty" Reardon

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Reardon, age 90, of Shaler Twp., peacefully, on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J.; aunt of James Smoller and great-aunt of Joanne (Jim Barnett) Watral; she is preceded in death by brothers Frank and Sonny and sisters Viola, Tildy, and Marie; sister in law of Alice Penrod and Virginia Miller; she is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Betty was a longtime employee of Bell Telephone Company. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Monday at 10 AM. Read More...


Sarah K. "Sally" (Irwin) Petrovich

Monday, January 07, 2019

Sarah K. “Sally” (Irwin) Petrovich, Age 81, of Shaler Twp., on Sunday, January 6, 2019; she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Edward R. Petrovich; She was the loving mother of Edward (Carolyn) Petrovich Jr., Peg (Burris) Petrovich, Pam (Chris) Bigley-Sutton, David (Maureen) Petrovich, and Mark (Angel) Petrovich; Dear grandmother of 14, Nicole (Kevin) Corbett, Ryan (Katie) Petrovich, Heather Petrovich (Tim Ebner), Lauren Petrovich, Julie Petrovich, Keith and Sarah Burris, Peyton Bigley, Josh and Tim Sutton, Olivia and Carley Petrovich, Doug Kramer, and Diego Donohoe; Dear great-grandmother of Benjamin Edward Petrovich; she is also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Sally was a warm and compassionate person to all the people who had the privilege to know her. Friends will be received on Wednesday and 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. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Friday at 10:00 AM.  Read More...


Edith E. (Weimann) Kotchey

Monday, January 07, 2019

Edith E. (Weimann) Kotchey, Age 87, of McCandless, on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Wife of the late John F. Kotchey; loving mother of Bonnie (Greg) Mayer and the late John W. Kotchey; dear grandmother of Melonie Kotchey and Missy Kotchey; sister of Harry and the Late Walter “Junior” Weimann. Edith's doors were as open as her heart. Her family, friends and community will miss her distinctive spirit, but never forget her joy in life's gifts and courage despite hardships. We take strength from her example and comfort in her peace.  Friends will be received on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Thursday 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 AM. Donations may be sent to North Hills Community Outreach, St. Jude Hospital or to a charity of your choice.  Read More...


John P. "Jack" Farbacher

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

John P. “Jack” Farbacher, Age 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2018. Beloved husband of Dolores "Dodie" (Moelter) Farbacher; loving father of Kenn (the late Virginia) Farbacher and Donna (Daniel) Repic; proud grandfather “Pappy” of Rene (David) Katkowski, David Farbacher, and Lisa Natale; great grandfather of Zachary and Danica Natale and Serafina and Jack Katkowski; and great great grandfather of Arabella Natale. Jack proudly served his Country in the US Army during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He was also a member and past Commander of Shaler Post #9199. 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. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Saturday at 8 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project.  Read More...


Natalie Wilson

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Natalie Wilson, Age 24, passed away December 28, 2018 in a tragic car accident in Port Orford, Oregon. She is survived by her boyfriend, John Figura, with whom she resided and her beloved dog, Dixie. Natalie is the daughter of Gary and Linda Wilson, Sister of Valerie Spanik (Jon) and twin sister of Carrie Wilson. She is the aunt of Hali and Camden Spanik and granddaughter of James Bertram. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by grandparents Vicki Bertram and Joe and Marlene Wilson. Natalie was a 2012 graduate of Shaler High School. She was a licensed cosmetologist and an employee of Langlois Market in Oregon. She had just begun a new chapter in her life living on the Oregon Coast. She had found her happiness and absolutely loved living there. She just could not get enough of exploring the natural beauty that surrounded her.She will always be loved and greatly missed by everyone who knew her. Friends will be received on Friday 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 prayer service will be held at 8 PM.  Read More...


Dr. Nicholas A. Carlisano

Monday, December 31, 2018

Dr. Nicholas A. Carlisano, Age 89, of Gibsonia, formerly of Shaler Twp., passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 30, 2018. Beloved husband of 64 years to Rose-Marie; loving father of Terry Michael Carlisano and Kelli Marie Pappas; proud grandfather of Stacie, Christie, Ryan, Matthew, and Daniel and one great-granddaughter; Dear brother of Grace (the late James) Trangle, Sister Mary Grace “Margie”, Sister Mary Nicholas “Carolyn”, and the late Jean (Frank) Pistoria, Rose (Albert) Panza, Anthony (Margaret), Theresa (Edward) Zimmerman, Mary Dolores, Joseph (Surviving Beverly) and Betty Lou (Surviving Joseph) Armstrong. Nick was a 1952 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a 1958 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Dental School. He served in the Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954. He was a member and Secretary of the Etna Shaler Rotary and Served as President in 1959. He was also Rotary District #7300 Governor from 1987-1988. Nick retired in 1999 and moved to Myrtle Beach and served in the North Myrtle Beach Rotary before returning home to Pittsburgh in 2009. Friends will be received Friday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to a charity of your choice.   Read More...


Linda L. (Sudac) Snyder

Monday, December 31, 2018

Linda L. (Sudac) Snyder, Age 71, of West Palm Beach, FL., formerly of Shaler Twp. PA, on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Wife of the late Norton Paul Snyder; daughter of the late Edward N. and Victoria M. Sudac; sister of Nicholas E. Sudac and the late Frank J. (Surviving Connie) Sudac; aunt of Edward N. Sudac and Carrie L. Sudac. No Visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Saturday at 10 AM. Linda loved her family, life, and loved to laugh. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Mabel A. "Wonie" Rieger

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Mabel A. “Wonie” Rieger, On Sunday, December 30, 2018, of Glenshaw. Sister of Helen Rieger, Maralyn Rieger, and Carol Hagmaier; preceded in death by eight siblings. Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 8 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 AM. Wonie taught Sunday School for many years, if you wish, please make a donation to a Children’s Care organization of your choice.  Read More...