Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Jack R. Benoit

Friday, September 20, 2019

Jack R. Benoit, Age 72, of Etna, Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, September 20, 2019. Beloved husband of 36 years to Cindy Benoit; loving father of Dan (Sarah), Tom (Andrea), and Carolyn Benoit; already proud grandfather of soon to be baby Benoit; dear brother of David (Mary), Benny, Bruce (Linda), and Janet (Bob); favorite son-in-law of Marge Wesolek; also survived by many nieces and nephews; He is preceded in death by his parents John Benoit and Lugardie Johnson. Jack was a trusty Shellback and Order of Magellan who proudly served his country in the US Navy on the USS Intrepid. He was also a GM Master Technician for over 40 years. He was an avid sports fan of all Pittsburgh teams, and he especially loved football including the Steelers, Eagles, and his kids alma maters. Jack was a lifelong record collector who loved good music and to dance. Above all else, what he cherished most in life, were his family and friends. Friends will be received on Tuesday 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 Wednesday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind.  Read More...


George E. Cunic

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

George E. Cunic, Age 69, of Gibsonia, Suddenly, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Dear son of the late George and Anna May Cunic; loving “adopted son” of Joyce Carney; he is also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and close friends. George worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for over 40 years. He loved participating and attending the Drum Corp. shows, especially the Santa Clara VanGuards. He was also involved in the Pittsburgh Renaissance City Choir. No visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held in St. Ursula Church at a later date. Donations may be made in his memory to Animal Friends. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Frank Spiker

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Frank Spiker, Age 78, of Shaler Twp., on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Beloved husband of Maureen (Lynch) Spiker; loving father of Colleen (Richard) Kowalski, Frank (Christine) Spiker, and Casey (Joseph) Ortlieb; Proud grandfather of Eric (Finacee Casey Kinol), Heather Kowalski, Jospeh Spiker, Izabella Ortlieb, and Shamus Ortlieb; dear brother of Katherine Lennon, Carol Wisniewski, Theodore Spiker, Nancy Pozzuto, Patricia Briston, Sandra Franciscus, and the late Barbara Burckure and Andrew Spiker; Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Frank was a US Army Vietnam Veteran and a member and former Chief of the Undercliff Volunteer Fire Company. The family would like give a special thanks the Vincentian Home Family and Bethany Hospice. Friends will be received on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday from 2:00 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 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Mt. Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw with Military Honors. Donations may be sent to the Salvation Army OR to Vincentian Home OR the Community Food Bank.  Read More...


Marianne (Clark) Haggerty

Monday, September 09, 2019

Marianne (Clark) Haggerty, 77, of Braddock, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 8, 2019, in her Etna home surrounded by her three children. Marianne was the beloved wife of the late Harry J. Haggerty, Jr. (“Mickey”); loving mother of Marianne Haggerty, Colleen (Jeff) Yukevich and Michael (Catherine) Haggerty; proud grandmother of Ella Yukevich, Anne Yukevich, Viola Haggerty and Harry J. Haggerty; beloved daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Keely) Clark; loving sister of Ret. Lieutenant Colonel James (Vickie) Clark, the late Paul (Sharon) Clark and the late William (Karen) Clark. Born November 30, 1941, in Braddock, Pennsylvania, Marianne attended St. Thomas High School in Braddock, graduating in 1959.  After graduation, Marianne worked in the credit union of the Edgar Thomson Steel Works, where she enjoyed spending lunch breaks with her father Paul (“Nifty”), who was a pipefitter with the company. While Braddock always held a very special place in Marianne’s heart, she and her beloved husband Harry moved to Etna to raise their growing family.  Many happy memories were made in their house on Vista Street, where Marianne remained for the next 47 years. Marianne was an avid reader, a gifted seamstress and enjoyed testing her knowledge working on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette crossword puzzles.  After her children got older, she returned to the workforce and spent nearly fifteen years working for J.C. Penney’s Catalog/Eckerd Division at the Waterworks Plaza.  Marianne formed many close friendships while working at J.C. Penney and retired as a Customer Service Supervisor. Marianne had a calm demeanor, a very kind heart and an unwavering devotion to her family.  She possessed an amazing work ethic, a wonderful sense of humor and a deep-rooted sense of empathy, always showing concern for the less fortunate. Marianne cherished spending time with her four grandchildren, Ella, Anne, Viola and Harry.  Her smile would light up the room when her “grand-guppies” came to visit. She will be missed and never forgotten. Family and friends will be received Friday from 1:00 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 10:00 AM.
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Edwin A. Kist

Monday, September 09, 2019

Edwin A. Kist, Age 88, of Shaler Twp., on Monday, September 9, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Jean A. (Randig) Kist; loving father of Debra J. (George “Bud”) Zahorchak, Sandra L. Tivo, Kevin E. (Tracey), and Wayne E. Kist; he is also survived by 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received on Thursday from 1:00 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 10 AM.  Read More...


Joan (Ray) Landolina

Friday, September 06, 2019

Joan (Ray) Landolina, Age 80, of Glenshaw, went home to heaven on Friday, September 6, 2019. Beloved wife of 57 years to August Landolina; loving mother of Joseph, August N. (Maria), Damian (Jennifer), and Maria (David) Swartzbaugh; proud grandmother of 11. No visitation. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 10 AM in Berkeley Hills Lutheran Church. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Richard V. Wolf

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Richard V. Wolf, age 84 of Glenshaw. born October 18, 1934 and passed on September 5, 2019.   Beloved husband of Dorothy K. Wolf (Wisniewski). Father of David R. (Kathy), Susan M. (William) Wood, Lynne A. (James) DeStout Sr, and Marcia J. Moser. Adored grandfather of Stephanie (Karl) Sandwich, James DeStout Jr (Melissa), Christine (Devin) Kozicki, Carrie (Brendan) Reilly, Benjamin (Amanda), Nicholas, Gregory, Zachary, Nathaniel, Marianna, great grandfather of Anna, Lucas, and expected baby girl Reilly. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Church in O’Hara Twp. on Monday at 11 AM. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw. Read More...


Peter J. Smolter

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Peter J. Smolter, age 61, of Glenshaw, unexpectedly, on Wednesday, September 4, 2019; beloved father of Dr. Patricia (Dr. W. Bradly Schurr) Smolter and Peter J. (Kristine Spitznagel) Smolter II; proud pappy of Emily and Kendryn Schurr; loving mother of his children Debra Smolter; dear brother of Nelson Presley and the late Bud Ganster and Elizabeth Lang; he is preceded in death by both parents Presley and Elizabeth Smolter and stepsister Marlene Repasky;  also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Pete was a Mason of the North Hills Lodge 716 and a 32nd degree at the Pittsburgh Shriners. He was also a proud US Navy Shipman from 1975 to 1979 and enjoyed many years of outdoor activities and reenactments with the Independent Mountain Men of Pennsylvania. Friends will be received on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday 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 celebration of life service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM.  Read More...


Bernard C. "Bernie" Rosen

Monday, August 26, 2019

Bernard (Bernie) C. Rosen, born July 10, 1929 went home to be with Jesus on August 26, 2019. He was the loving husband of Marjorie [Jones] who preceded him in death. Bernie was the 11th child of 12 of his father Joseph and mother Constance - who all but his youngest sister Virginia, preceded him in death. Bernie also lovingly leaves behind his son David [Sandra] and Barbara Rosen and 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Bernie loved his family, being a Marine, and in turning a good phrase, and his life lesson was one of waiting upon the Lord.  This is not a goodbye… ‘but until we meet again.’ Family and friends will gather to view and remember Bernie on Saturday at 10AM at Bock Funeral Home, 1500 Mt Royal Blvd., Glenshaw PA 15116 for 1 hour service. Read More...


Calvin C. Stoker

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Stoker, Calvin C. Age 92 of Mars formerly of Glenshaw passed away peacefully on August 22, 2019.   Beloved husband of the late Patricia (Berry) Stoker; loving Father of Douglas (Diane) Stoker and Deborah (John) Kirsch; proud Grandfather of Blake (Aarin) Stoker,  Matthew Kirsch,  Evan (Andrea) Kirsch,  Austin (Nicole) Stoker and Stephen Kirsch; dearest Great Grandfather of Andrew “Drew” Kirsch, Otillia Stoker and Orion Stoker; beloved son of the late George and Mabel (Johnson) Stoker; loving brother of the late George Stoker and (Margaret) “Maggie” Stoker; and devoted uncle and friend to many. Cal had a very generous heart and was truly devoted to his family and helping others.  For many years he volunteered at the North Hills Community Outreach (Faith in Action).  He met many wonderful people as he provided transportation service to doctor’s appointments, grocery stores and pharmacies.  Cal spent 20 years with Studebaker Motor Company.  He retired from the Glenshaw Glass Company after an enjoyable 20 year career. He was a member of the Memorial Park Presbyterian Church in McCandless Twp.  Cal was a Corporal in the United States Army during WWII.  Cal always had a love for music and his piano playing provided all of us many hours of enjoyment, especially when he played for hours on his 90th birthday party.  He was deeply loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed.  He will remain in our hearts forever.  Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 BOCK FUNERAL HOME, Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the North Hills Community Outreach (Faith in Action), 1975 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA 15101. Read More...