Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Richard H. "Rich" German

Monday, April 01, 2019

 Richard H. “Rich” German, Age 68, of Glenshaw, Unexpectedly, on Monday, April 1 2019. Beloved husband of Nancy (Kelly) German; loving father of Harley and Patrick German; dear brother of William (Monica) German and the late Robert (Anne) German; brother-in-law of Maureen (Dominick) Gonzalez, Jack Kelly, and Thomas Kelly; son-in-law of Dorothy Kelly; proud uncle of Christopher, Laura, Benjamin, Erin, Kelley, Matthew, Chelsea, Liliane, Joshua, and Sarah. Rich was a graduate of North Catholic High School and Dartmouth College where he was a member of Sigma Theta Epsilon fraternity.  He was the first Eagle Scout of St. Bonaventure Troop 560 and later became Scout Master of Troop 560. He was a lifelong member of St. Bonaventure church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister for over 25 years and was a member of their golf league. Rich loved to ski with a special fondness for the mountains of Colorado.  He had a talent for fixing things: nothing was tossed aside before Rich tried his hand at repairs. He was passionate about reading and ‘How To’ videos on YouTube. Rich will be remembered for his kindness, compassion and keen sense of humor. Friends will be received on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and 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 St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Saturday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Bonaventure Church or to The Boy Scouts of America.  Read More...


Norman L. Stachelek Sr.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Norman L. Stachelek Sr., age 89, of Shaler Twp. on Friday March 29, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Antoinette “Netts” (Welsh), loving father of Norman L. Jr. (Beverly),  Donald R., Barbara (Greg) Aippersbach and Bill (Leslie); dear grandfather of Lori, Ryan, Krista, Natalie, Nathan, Noah, Brian and Shannon; dear great grandfather of Evan, Emma, Mayor, Daily, Hanna, RJ, Addy, Evelyn and Paige; brother of Leonard Stachelek. Norm was a US Army Korean War Veteran. No Visitation. A memorial mass will be held at St. Ursula Church, Allison Park on Saturday at 9:30 AM. Donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Arr. by Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. Glenshaw.   Read More...


Donna M. (Brudnock) McIntyre

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Donna M. (Brudnock) McIntyre, age 71, of Shaler Twp. on Thursday March 28, 2019. Wife of the late Donald C. McIntyre; loving mother of  Lisa M. (Buss) Arend and Dawn C. (late Kenneth Jr.) Runyan; dear grandmother of Thomas (Samantha) Runyan, Donald Arend, Robert Runyan, Stormie (Dan) Wilhelm, Joseph Arend and Lauren Arend; sister of Louis Brudnock; daughter of the late Louis and Grace Brudnock; also survived by six great grandchildren. Friends will be received Sunday 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. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw on Monday at 12:00 noon. Read More...


Dale G. Rummel

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Dale G. Rummel, Age 68, of Glenshaw, passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Beloved husband of Linda (Haberman) Rummel; loving father of Katherine (Michael) Libbon, Emily Heller, and Adam (Kelly) Rummel; proud Pap Pap of Julia, Anna, Michael Jr., Kaelyn, Avery, Lydia, Jacob, Nicholas, and Andrew; dear brother of Donna Witter, Eric Rummel, Mark Rummel, and the late Cheryl Ackerman. In Dale's 30 years as a Wilkinsburg Police Officer. He served many roles including K-9 Officer and Chief. He was also a member of FOP Lodge 91. He was past Cub Master of Cub Scout pack 157 in Glenshaw and was a 1972 Penn State graduate and will always be their biggest fan. Friends will be received on Sunday 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 St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Monday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Shaler North Hills Library.  Read More...


Ava Marie Naomi Nowicki

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Ava Marie Naomi Nowicki, Newborn baby girl, of Glenshaw, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Eternally beloved daughter of Doug and Leah Nowicki; Dear sister of Roman, Sydney, Tristan, and Victoria; loving granddaughter of Edward and Fay Nowicki and Wayne and Mary Ann Douglass; Cherished great-granddaughter of  Edna Burnet. We love you Ava, we all prayed for you and you are at peace in Heaven with God. A Funeral and Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday at 10 AM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Edith R. "Edie" Farmerie

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Edith R. “Edie” Farmerie, Age 92, of O’Hara Twp., on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Wife of the late Albert C. Farmerie; loving mother of A. Jeffrey Farmerie and Wendy (Larry) Rogozinski; proud grandmother of Brandon Rogozinski; sister of the late Warren and John Reynolds; Edith volunteered for the Children’s Home of Pittsburgh. She retired from the Parental Stress Center. She was an avid reader and was the Queen of Greeting cards. She was also the past President of the former Chalfant House Evening Club in Etna. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Forbes Hospice for their loving care. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Blessing Service will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM.  Read More...


Wilda M. (Baumgartel) Roesch

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Wilda M. (Baumgartel) Roesch, age 100, of West Deer Twp., on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Arthur G. Roesch; loving mother of the late Marlene M. (late James) Mancuso; dear grandmother of Gary (Jeanine) Mancuso; proud great-grandmother of Luke and Lea; sister of Shirley Ambrose and the late Sarah Anderson and Harriet Setzenfand. With a very deep faith in God, Wilda enjoyed visits from friends and family, crossword puzzles, word search, reading the Bible and cross stich. Friends will be received Wednesday from 9:00 AM until the time of services at 10:00 AM with Pastor Jerry Pawloski officiating at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Meals on Wheels 3200 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw PA 15116.  Read More...


Maxine Ann (Ludwig) Nethen

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Maxine Ann (Ludwig) Nethen, Age 84, of Glenshaw, passed peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Loving mother of Marykay (Stephen) Knechtel, William (Janet), Richard, Robert (Roberta), Barbara Nethen, and Patricia Nethen; proud grandma of Derek, Kristen, Jessica, Waylon, Luke, Zac, Katrina, and Sarah; also survived by three great-grandchildren. She is now reunited with her three loving sisters in heaven. Maxine was a proud lifelong Steelers fan. No visitation. A Memorial Service will be held in St. Bonaventure Church, Glenshaw, on Tuesday at 10 AM. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Nancy Jane Beck

Friday, March 15, 2019

Nancy Jane Beck, Age 86, of Pittsburgh, passed away in Fort Worth, TX, Hospice, on Friday, March 15, 2019 while visiting her son. Nancy was loved by her family and friends. She was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church, Millvale, where she ran the Millvale Food Cupboard, and served the community for many years. Nancy had a passion for cooking and did so for her family and friends as a caterer. She loved to travel, spend time with her family, especially her great-grandchildren. Nancy was married to the late James Beck for 43 years. She is survived by her children, Peggie Romanko-Durham (late David and Frank), Jim (Linda), Jeff (Louise), Julie (Jeff) Brown, and Kevin (Araceli); grandchildren, Nicole (Jason) Westerman, Justin (Roni) Romanko, Katie (Derek) Conley, Amy Beck, Alex Beck, Jenn (Philip) Motes, Jeffrey (Emily) Brown, Nicholas Beck, Joshua Beck, and Kevin Beck Jr.; great grandchildren Lucas and Lilly Westerman, Theo, Cal, and AJ Romanko, Miriam Brown, Callie and Weston Motes, and David and Dakota Conley. Dear cousin of Karen and Bill Guidish and Joan Fleishner; sister in law of Verla Stoker. Friends will be received on Thursday from 1:00 to 9:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Christ Lutheran Church, Millvale, M.S. Society, or to the Community Hospice of Texas.  Read More...


Franklin Earl Hood

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Franklin Earl Hood, age 86 of Cranberry Twp. formerly of Hazelwood PA on Tuesday March 12, 2019. He was born Nov 10, 1933 in West Homestead. Husband of Dorothy M. Hood; father of Robert E. (Elizabeth) Hood and the late Ronald L. Hood; grandfather of Stephanie and Dean; step-grandfather of Megan, Amanda, Amy and Monica; brother of Don (Carol) Hood and the late Herbert and Thomas Hood; also survived by nieces and nephews. No visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at the Mary S. Brown-Ames Methodist Church 3424 Beechwood Blvd. Pgh PA 15217 at a later date. Donations may be sent to Lutheran Senior Life VNA Western PA 115 Technology Dr. Butler PA 16001. Arr. By Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. Glenshaw. Read More...