Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Ruth G. Rossi

Monday, May 21, 2018

Ruth G. Rossi, age 89, of Shaler Twp. on Thursday May 17, 2018. Wife of the late Frank J. Rossi for 59 years; mother of Frank G. Rossi and James M. Rossi; also survived by three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. No Visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Mt. Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw. Arr. by Bock Funeral Home, Glenshaw. Read More...

Jacqueline M. Ickert

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Age 71, of Shaler Twp., passed peacefully at home on Friday, May 18, 2018. Beloved wife of 52 years to Paul; loving mother of Lisa (Jim) Buccelli, Randy (Becky) Ickert, and Jen Ickert; proud gram of Jordan, Lindsay, Zachary, Emily, and Janey; dear sister of Nancy (Henry) Birch, Ruth Ann Smith, and the late Lois Schilling. Friends will be received on Sunday and Monday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Service will be held in First United Church of Christ, Millvale, on Tuesday, at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Diabetes Assoc.  Read More...


William James "Bill" Neely

Friday, May 18, 2018

William James (Bill) Neely, 88, of Shaler Township, died peacefully on May 17th, 2018 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  He was born April 22, 1930, in Pittsburgh, PA.  Bill was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Etna, PA.  He was a former Shaler Township commissioner and served as a long-term member of the Shaler North Hills Library board.  Bill was an avid golfer and bowler, and he enjoyed most spending time with his family. Survived by his wife Jane Neely; brothers James Neely, Jack Neely, and Robert Neely; children Rebecca Hastings (Douglas), Jacqueline Idzakovich (Edward), James Neely, and Mary Jo Cohen (Michael), survived by son in law David Polm; grandchildren Amy Hill (Mark), Douglas Hastings (Rhonda), Kelly Neely, Danielle Neely, and Caroline Cohen; and great grandchildren Xander Hill, Madalyn Hill, Parker Hill and Jocelyn Hastings. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Elizabeth Neely, daughter Jane (Rusty) Polm, and siblings Betty Ann Cook, Donald Neely, and Barbara Jean Dock. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mount Royal Boulevard, Glenshaw, PA 15116. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna at 10:00 AM on Monday, May 21, 2018. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.  All wishing to pay respects should meet at the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shaler North Hills Library.  Read More...


Elizabeth D. "Betty" Donahue

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Age 100, of Glenshaw, formerly of Mt. Washington, peacefully left this world to be in eternal peace with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Owen J. Donahue; loving mother of Mary Ann (Walter) Meloy, Elizabeth (the late Edward) Farmer, Susanne (Edward) Nanz, and the late Eugene (surviving Gayle) Donahue; proud grandmother of Michele Meloy Burchfield, Sandra Meloy, Kathleen Donahue, Margaret Donahue, DVM., Laura (James) Turnbull-Peters, Greg (Amy) Turnbull, Beth Ann (Jon Swanson) Turnbull and great grandmother of William and Andrew Burchfield, and Emma Turnbull. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Saturday at 10 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


J. Herbert Malin

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Age 84, of Glenshaw, on Monday, May 14, 2018. Beloved husband of Alice; loving father of Mary Catherine Malin (Leonard Mayor), Elizabeth Rouse (Bobby) and Maria Malin; also survived by six grandchildren; brother of Dr. Thomas Malin. Herb was the founder of CPA firm Malin & Co. which became Malin, Bergquist & Co. Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 16, from 4 to 7 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Thursday, May 17, at 9 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Bonaventure Church OR the Shaler North Hills Library.  Read More...


Barbara (Cronen) Meinert

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Barbara (Cronen) Meinert, age 87, of Glenshaw on Sunday May 13, 2018. Wife of the late Daniel R. Meinert; loving mother of Judy Donatelli and the late Randy and Denny Meinert; dear grandmother of Jennifer Balzer (Bill), Kara Hall, Denny Meinert Jr. (Katelyn), Laura Solensky (Ryan), and Rebecca Donatelli; sister of the late Allan Cronen; also survived by eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on 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 St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Glenshaw, on Friday at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Three Rivers Hospice.  Read More...


Rita A. Lamm

Monday, May 14, 2018

Age 87, of Shaler Twp., on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Floyd; loving mother of Bob (Jan) and Jim (Cecilia) Lamm; proud grandmother of Jonathan, Julie, Joshua, Michael, Theresa, and Gina. Rita loved playing cards, reading, crossword puzzles, and manhattans. Friends will be received on Wednesday 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 Thursday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Allegheny Health Network Hospice and Palliative Care.  Read More...


Ruth M. Fox

Monday, May 14, 2018

Ruth M. Fox, of Shaler Twp. on Sunday May 13, 2018. Beloved wife of Paul C. Fox. No Visitation. Private services and interment will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery, O'Hara Twp. Donations may be sent to a charity of your choice. Arr. by Bock Funeral Home, Glenshaw. Read More...

Dolores Jane Gheri

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Dolores Jane Gheri, age 88, of Cranberry, formerly of Shaler Twp. on Friday May 11, 2018. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph Gheri and her brother Regis Yeager; loving mother of Doreen (Mark) Stakor, Cheryl (Tom) Casper and Donna (Lou) Letterle; grandma of Stephanie (Art) Stroud, Stacy (Joshua) Peek, Greg (Sarah) Stakor, Matt (Caitlin) Stakor and Brandi and Corey Letterle; great grandma of Rebecca, Emily, Laela, Ethan, Audriana , and Zachary and nieces and nephews. Dolores was a longtime member of First Lutheran Church, loved music (especially hymns), dancing, playing cards, beach vacations, flowers and spending time with family. She was employed at Goss Gas for many years. Despite having Alzheimer’s for a long period, she was cheerful and upbeat, with a smile and laughs and shared love with everyone she met. Family and friends will be received Monday 2-4 and 6-8 at at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM, led by Pastor Steven Parkhill. Memorials to Paramount Senior Living: 500 Seven Fields Blvd. Mars, PA 16046. Read More...


Dr. William R. Nichols

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Dr. William R. Nichols, of Glenshaw, Born April 19, 1927 and died peacefully in his 92nd year on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Gibsonia, after a short stay. Survived and dearly missed by his wife of 45 years Dolores (Dee) Nichols (Strohm), sister Betty Hartley (Ottawa, Ontario), sons Bob (Toronto, Ontario), Bruce (Plant City, Florida) and daughter Beth (Jacksonville, Florida). Grandpa to nine and great-grandpa to two, as well as uncle to six nieces and nephews. ‘Bill’, as he was known to family and friends, was born in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.  He received his ‘wings’ as a pilot and then his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario.  He did his residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He set up his medical practice as a pediatrician in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, where he provided care to hundreds of children for more than 30 years and was known to many in the community as ‘Doc Nichols’. He was on staff at four of the city’s hospitals. Retirement years with Dee were spent with his friends in Glenshaw and Ft. Myers Florida. As a younger man, Bill loved to ski and was a member of the Ski Patrol.  His other interests included sailing, golfing, amateur theatre (Glenshaw Players) and wintertime cruises.  He was also the consummate ‘tinkerer.’  He delighted in finding novel ways to repair things to extend their life. Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, where a celebration of Bill’s life will be held  at 11am on Friday. Interment to follow at Mt. Royal Cemetery mausoleum. Our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Passavant and St Barnabas for the care Bill received in his final days. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the charity of your choice.   Read More...