Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Patricia "Pat" C. Klingman

Monday, March 16, 2020

Patricia “Pat: C. Klingman, Age 83, of Shaler Twp., after a long illness, surrounded by family and friends on Monday, March 16, 2020. Beloved wife of 30 years to Jackson Jr.; loving mother of Angela McCuiston, Crystal McCuiston, and Mark McCuiston; proud grandmother of Ashley, Jacob, Zachery, Patrick, Harrison, and AnnaBella; dear great-grandmother of Jackson, Pierson, and Mary Kent; sister of Dave Rumbaugh. Visitation and services will be held privately by the family. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Carl C. Hock Jr.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Carl C. Hock Jr., age 94 of Aspinwall on Saturday February 29, 2020. Husband of the late Pauline E. (Zink) Hock; loving father of Carol (Tad) Long and the late Carl C. Hock; also survived by 2 grandchildren Todd Long and Colleen (Fred) Hock and 3 great-grandchildren Freddie, Conrad and Kennedy Hock. Carl retired from Iron City Brewing, was a longtime volunteer at St. Margaret’s Hospital and was a member and past Worshipful Master of the former Fox Chapel Lodge # 784 F & AM. 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 where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM. Read More...


Patricia J. Wagner

Friday, February 28, 2020

Patricia J. Wagner of Mars, formerly of Shaler, passed peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the age of 76. Daughter of the late James Bray and Francis (Robb) Bray of Glenshaw. Beloved wife of the late Robert R. Wagner; Loving mother of Robert J. (Sheri) Caldwell of Southpointe, PA. Survived by brothers Robert (Diane) Bray of Surprise, AZ and Richard (Barbara) Bray of Allison Park, PA along with many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received Friday, March 6th from 10:30 AM until time of service at 1:30 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd. Read More...


Dominic Constantino

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Dominic Constantino on Sunday, February 16, 2020 unexpectedly Dominic was called home to God to be an angel. Beloved son of Dominic J Constantino I and Rita Anderson. Grandson of the late Vincent Dominic and Carrie (Fischetti) Constantino. Loving brother to Joe and Vincent Constantino, and sister Tiffany. As well as many cousins, aunts, and uncles. Dominic was a shining light in our family as well as to the many friends he had. He will be remembered for all of the love and generosity he showed to us all. Dominic’s love and faith was shown to the many people he helped through his work at the First Food and Friends where he served and shared meals with so many that have so little. Please come and celebrate Dominic’s life at the First United Methodist Church, 5401 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. 15232 on February 29th at noon with family and friends. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


James C. Skelley

Sunday, February 16, 2020

James C. Skelley, Age 77, of Shaler Twp., peacefully, on Sunday, February 16,2020. Beloved husband of Susan Hreha Skelley; loving father of Jason (Janel) Skelley; proud grandpap of Bryn Skelley; brother of Mary Flowers, Bill (Elaine), Ruth (Les) Voit, Jeannie (Nick) Francic, Wayne (Cindy), Beverly Luborski, Marge Kovac, and the late Paula Demby and Arthur; also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; Son of the late Rip and Mary Skelley. Friends will be received on Wednesday 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 Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Animal Friends.  Read More...


William H. Cowan

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

William H. “Bill” Cowan Age 85, Of Allison Park, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Beloved husband of Barbara J. Cowan; loving father of Cynthia L. Cowan and Scott W. (Jennifer) Cowan; Proud grandfather of Christopher Potts, Luke Potts, Brianne Potts, Scott Cowan, and Henry Cowan; dear great-grandfather of Harmony Parmeter. Bill was a graduate of Michigan State University, he was a US Navy Veteran, and he worked and retired from the sales field. Friends will be received on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Tuesday from 10:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. Burial will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with Military Honors.  Read More...


Edward J. Kress

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Edward J. Kress , age 92, of Shaler Twp. passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2020. He was born December 30, 1927, in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Edward and Anna (Linz) Kress. Beloved husband of the late Jean (Polichio) Kress for 47 years; loving father of Edward Kress and Lynn (Eric) Hutchison; grandfather of Nolan and Caleb; brother of the late Claire Dorsch Muenz; brother-in-law of Connie Polichio, Jane (Casimir) Pellegrini, Esther (Robert) Dick and the late Rose (Lou) Ferraro, Germaine (Joseph) Bellissimo ,Frances (Evan) Kisick and Dante Polichio. Also, survived by many nieces and nephews. Growing up on the North Side during the Great Depression, he worked at St. Boniface Church bingos at an early age and joined the U.S. Postal Service at age 16 to assist his family financially. He was an Army Veteran drafted November 8, 1950, serving in Alaska during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he became a second father to his sister’s six children, moving in with the family, while her husband Joe suffered and eventually succumbed to cancer. He was a graduate of North Catholic High School Class of 1946 and Duquesne University where he obtained a B.A. and a Master of Education. He became a teacher with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, where he taught at Cowley and Baxter Elementary Schools. He later became a principal at McCleary and Dilworth Traditional Academies. He lovingly cared for his wife during the 16 years she suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease. He was a member of St. Bonaventure Church, where he faithfully attended mass every Sunday and a member of the Millvale VFW/American Legion Post 118. He enjoyed hunting with his cousins, fishing, gardening, traveling and spending time with his family. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He will always be remembered for his selfless nature and kindness to all. He will be deeply missed. Friends will be received at the Bock Funeral Home, LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw,  on Sunday, February 16, from 1:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw on Monday at 10:00 AM. After the Mass, a burial will follow at the Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8018. Read More...


Nancy (Benner) Johnston

Friday, February 07, 2020

Nancy (Benner) Johnston, age 79, of West Deer formerly of Shaler Twp. on Friday February 7, 2020. Wife of the late Walter C. Johnston; loving mother of Stacey Lancia and her husband Mark, Sharon Kroneberg and Jeffrey Johnston and his wife Holly; loving grandmother of Andrew, Alyssa, Alexander, Ashley, Heidi and Evan. Nancy was a beautiful soul and was loved by many. Friends will be received Tuesday 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 Wednesday at 12:00 Noon. Donations may be made to the Northway Christian Community Church, Wexford. Read More...


Patricia A. Biernesser

Monday, February 03, 2020

Patricia A. Biernesser, Age 92, of Shaler Twp., on Monday, February 3, 2020. Beloved wife of the late James E. Biernesser; loving mother of Patricia (Carl) Turano, Jeanne (Richard) Yokel, Mary Ann (Michael) Stamm, and James Biernesser; proud grandmother of Lisa, Maura, Ryan, David, Cory, Ashley, Kevin, Kelsey, and the late Patrick and great-grandmother of 13; dear friend of Louise Cook. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in All Saints Church, Etna, on Thursday at 10 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Paul C. "Chris" Sarnowski

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Paul C. "Chris" Sarnowski, Age 47, of Allison Park, currently residing in Tampa, FL., unexpectedly passed away at home of natural causes on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Beloved brother of Michael Sarnowski, Johanna (Jon) Bunnell and Sally (Robert) Landreth; brother in law of Kimberly P. Sarnowski; preceded in death by his parents Edward and Janet Sarnowski and a brother Mark Sarnowski. Paul was a devout Christian, a talented artist, and he loved his family, baseball, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was also a pitcher for the Edinboro University baseball team from 1990-1994. Friends will be received on Tuesday February 11, 2020 from 11:00 AM to1:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Blessing Service will follow at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Miracle League Foundation www.MiracleLeagueSouthHills.org OR to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation www.PittsburghPenguinsFoundation.org/donate-now/
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