Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Giacinto "Jack" Tucciarone

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Giacinto “Jack” Tucciarone, age 84, of Hampton Twp., on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Beloved husband of 59 years to Nancy (Cuzzocrea); loving father of Annette (James) Fleissner and Enrico S. (Maria) Tucciarone; proud grandfather of Dr. Zachary Fleissner and Nathan (Cora) Fleissner; dear great-grandfather of Lincoln McKenzie; brother of Mario (Franchesca) and the late Pietro (surviving Mary) Tucciarone; son of the late Enrico and Mafalda Tucciarone: also survived by his cats Lori and Lucy. Jack owned Tucciarone Landscaping for over 50 years. The family would like to thank Dr. Dennis Gabas, Dr. Ravi Ramone, Dr. Robertson, Dr. Rice, and the entire staff at UPMC Passavant Hospital. Services and Internment will be held privately. The family will hold a Celebration of Life Services at a later date. Donations may be sent to the American Heart Association. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Justin A. Adatepe

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Justin A. Adatepe, Age 36, of Shaler Twp., Unexpectedly, on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Beloved son of Edward Adatepe and Laurie Adatepe; dear brother of Alicia (Bikelby) Garcia; proud uncle of Abigail and Mateo Garcia; loving grandson of Mustafa (the late Melahat) Adatepe and the late Donald and Alice Bernhardt; nephew of Brian (Carrie) Bernhardt, Adam (Gonca) Adatepe, Al Adatepe, and Galip (Emine) Adatepe; especially near and dear to his heart were his cousins Cem and Melisa Adatepe. Justin was extremely well read and was constantly seeking knowledge. He also loved sharing his knowledge with family and friends. Friends will be received on Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Shaler North Hills Library.  Read More...


Mary Lou (Sandrock) Nicklas

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Mary Lou (Sandrock) Nicklas, Age 95, of Glenshaw, formerly of Etna, passed peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020, and was reunited with her beloved husband of 58 years, the late George E. Nicklas. Loving mother of George (Kathleen), Thomas (Kimberly), and the late James Nicklas; proud nana of Kristen (John) Rodgers, Lauren, Steven, and Bryan Nicklas; dear great-nana of Jack and Thomas Rodgers. Above all Mary Lou’s greatest passions in life, her family meant the most to her and she will be greatly missed. 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 10:00 AM.  Read More...


Margaret Mary "Marge" (Haser) Spinella

Friday, September 11, 2020

Margaret Mary “Marge” (Haser) Spinella, age 86, of Shaler Twp. on Friday September 11, 2020. Beloved wife of the late William J. Spinella; loving mother of Robert (Debbie) Spinella, Donna (Mitch) Evans and the late Richard, David and Michael Spinella; proud grandmother of Bethany (Matt) Pajak, Chad (Helena) Evans, Rebecca (Michael) Lindenberger, Michael (Amanda) Spinella, Nicholas and Natalie Spinella; dear great-grandmother of Benjamin, Amelia, Regis, Lucas and Vincent; she is preceded in death by one brother and five sisters. Marge volunteered for over 18 years at the Pittsburgh North Senior Center, a member of the Carpenters Club 64, All Saints Christian Mothers, and Breakfast with the King Bible Study. She was also a world traveler, loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and was an excellent caregiver. Friends will be received on Tuesday 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 Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery, Shaler Twp. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Autism Society OR St. Jude.  Read More...


Armella M. (Schatzel) Rombach

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Armella M. (Schatzel) Rombach, Age 88, has gone to be with her Lord on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Armella was born on March 11, 1932, in Pittsburgh to the late Anthony and Anna Schatzel. She was the beloved wife of Clyde Rombach Jr. for 65 years. Clyde and Armella lived in Glenshaw PA. They enjoyed close family ties with their children, Clyde III and Sharon Rombach, Linda Owens, and Mark and Michelle Rombach. They were blessed with seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Armella graduated from Annunciation High School and went to work at Bell Telephone Co. After a hiatus to raise her family, she worked at the communication department of Kaufman’s Department Store until her retirement. Armella was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She was a devout Catholic whose adherence to her faith was an inspiration to her family and all who knew her. She will be greatly missed. May the Lord have mercy on her soul. Friends will be received on Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 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. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Monday at 10 AM.   Read More...


Charlotte (Hoffmann) Kotchey Visk

Monday, September 07, 2020

Charlotte (Hoffmann) Kotchey Visk, age 97, formerly of Shaler Twp. on Monday September 7, 2020. Wife of the late Frank Kotchey; loving mother of Bruce A. (Alice) Kotchey and the late Charles T. (surviving Marlene) Kotchey and Michael A. (surviving Sue) Kotchey; proud grandmother of Chris, Jason, Shawn Kotchey and Shannon Brill; also survived by eight great-grandchildren; preceded in death by one sister and four brothers. Charlotte enjoyed quilting, ceramics, bowling and bingo. Friends will be received Saturday from 1:00 PM until the time of services at 4:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mount Royal Blvd. Glenshaw. Read More...


Jerry "Bear" Orluske

Monday, September 07, 2020

Jerry “Bear” Orluske, Age 72, of the Etna/Shaler Twp. area, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, September 7, 2020. Beloved husband of Jan (Samuels) Orluske; loving father of Todd (Heather); proud Pap of Clark and Lilly; dear brother of Tom, Glenda Morgan, Ed, Kathy Maracas, and the late Ken Orluske. Jerry proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was also a longtime member of the Pine Creek Sportsman’s Club. Friends will be received on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. Services and Internment will be held privately by the family.  Read More...


Katharine (Hrubecky) Rojik

Thursday, September 03, 2020

Katharine (Hrubecky) Rojik, age 84, passed away peacefully, on Monday, May 11, 2020. Katharine was born July 1, 1935, in Neenah, WI, to George and Magdalene Hrubecky. She is survived by her brother Fred and now has joined her other three brothers, Jim, Tom, and George in her heavenly reward. She was the beloved wife of 59 years to Paul Rojik; loving mother of Paula (George) Gannon, Kathy (Doug Berk) Rojik, Chris (Dave Romesberg) Rojik, and Greg (Sonya Chambers) Rojik; proud grandmother to three wonderful granddaughter, Jenna Gannon, Katie Gannon, and Emma Rojik. Katharine earned her Ph.D. from Pitt in 1986 and worked for many years for CCAC as a Continuing Education Administrator. Prior to that, she was the Girls Physical Director as Sarah Heinz House, the Recreational Administrator in Dayton, OH, and the School of Nursing Administrator for Allegheny General Hospital. Katharine sang with the Musicantors of the North Hills, the North Hills Corale, and the St. Mary’s and St. Sebastian Choirs. She loved playing her guitar, traveling, gardening, sailing, and book club. We will greatly miss her outgoing personality, her beautiful voice, her wonderful stories, and her words of wisdom and encouragement in our lives. A private viewing and burial will be held by the family. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 10 AM Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish/ St. Teresa of Avila Church, Ross Twp.. Donations may be sent to Presbyterian Senior Care Foundation: 1215 Hulton Road, Oakmont PA 15139 OR WWW.SRCARE.ORG/Donate-now. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, LTD., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Suzanne A. Pedrin

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Suzanne A. Pedrin, age 76, of Shaler Twp. on Wednesday August 27, 2020. Beloved wife of Albert J. Brown. Sue was loved by everyone she met. By request of the family, the service and interment will be private. Donations may be sent to the Little Sister of the Poor. Arr. by Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. Glenshaw.  Read More...


Barbara (Dukovich) Volpe

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Barbara (Dukovich) Volpe, age 93, of Shaler Twp., on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Barbara was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Dokman) Dukovich; she was the beloved wife of the late John Volpe; sister of John Dukovich and the late Edward Dukovich; she is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, god children, cousins, and friends. Barbara was employed as an Executive Secretary at the H.J. Hienz Company for almost 40 years. For many years she was an active member of All Saints Church, Etna. She loved life and was kind and generous to all who knew her. 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 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to All Saints Church: 19 Wilson St. Pittsburgh, PA 15223.  Read More...