Bock Funeral Home

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

Obituaries:

Jean A. (Lord) Barney

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Jean A. (Lord) Barney, age 85, of Shaler Twp., passed peacefully at home surrounded by family, on Saturday June 26, 2021. Beloved wife of 65 years to John “Jack” Barney; loving mother of Mary Anne Barney, Colleen (Mark) Feigel, and Anne (Thomas) Amrhein; proud grandma of Chelsea (William) Bennardo, Matthew (Kimberly) Feigel, Michelle (Michael) Murphy, Adam Amrhein and Kylee Smith; dear great-grandma of Jacob, Madelyn, Ava, Isla, Olivia, and Salvatore; sister in law of Marian Currie, Geraldine Lord, Elizabeth Lord, and Lydia Pogel. Jean was a longtime member of All Saints Church, Etna, and the Christian Mothers. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Friends will be received on Wednesday 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. Matthew Parish, All Saints Church, Etna, on Thursday at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Alzheimer Association.  Read More...


Harry J. "Jim" Hunter

Friday, June 25, 2021

Harry J. "Jim" Hunter, 92 of Glenshaw, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on June 25th, following a period of failing health. He was born in Etna, PA and as a teenager worked for Sol's Sporting Goods Store, and graduated from Shaler High School. Harry entered the U.S. Army, serving in Occupied Japan from 1948 - 1952. He was a Quartermaster in charge of supplies for the Asian Theater. During his service he received the Occupational Medal of Japan, The United Nations Medal, several Good Conduct Medals and Sharp Shooter Awards, The Korean Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart. After his military service he started Liberty TV Sales and Services in Dormont. Harry married Jean Kepford in 1961, who passed away in 1995 after 34 years of marriage. Though they had no children, they treated their nieces, nephews and young cousins as their own. Harry served as an Elder and Trustee of Calvert Memorial Church and a volunteer at the Bread of Life Food Bank. He also served on many committees at Holiday Camp Land in Andover, Ohio. Harry is survived by two brothers, Harland Hunter of Westchester, PA and Rev. Jerry Hunter of Greenville, PA. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Addison, and his older brother Robert. Friends will be received at Bock Funeral Home, Ltd/ 1500 Mount Royal Blvd. Tuesday from 3:00-7:00 PM and on Wednesday  from 10:00-11:00 AM, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 AM, conducted by Rev. Jerry Hunter, Rev. Don Hunter and Rev. Dave Hunter. Military honors and burial will follow at Allegheny County Memorial Park. Donations in his honor can be made either to The Bread of Life Food Bank of to The Chapel in the Woods at Holiday Camp Land. Read More...


Jessica A. Lacava

Monday, June 21, 2021

Jessica A. Lacava, age 63, of Sharpsburg, formally of Gibsonia on Monday June 21, 2021. Beloved companion of Paul Stack; loving mother of Charles (Joanne) Walker III, Jennifer (Keith Trowbridge) Walker and Timothy (Chasity) Walker; proud grandmother of Jordon, Eric, Corey, Nadia, Connor, Paige, Tanner and Makenzie; dear great-grandmother of Luca; daughter of Ronald and Donna Howe, sister of Debbie Custer, Tracey Howe, Patty Howe Ritter and the late Bob Howe. Friends will be received Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd. 1500 Mount Royal Blvd. Glenshaw. A private service will be held for family only on Friday. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to  Pancreatic Cancer Research.  Read More...


Lorraine N. Sullivan

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Lorraine N. Sullivan, Age 61, of Shaler Twp., formerly of Penn Hills, passed away Suddenly on Saturday, June 19, 2021. She was preceded in death by her mother Joan (DeOto) Neal, her sister, Barbara (James) Wallace, and brother, William (Cheryl); She was the world to her family. She is survived by her husband and best friend Terry Sullivan; her children Patrick (Kayla), Derek, and Jessica; Grandson Vincent Sullivan; brother Kenneth (Natalie) and sister Patricia (Charles) Daily; also numerous nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful spirit, loved by her family and friends. She was thoughtful, caring, selfless, and put family above all. She put everyone’s needs and wishes above her own and was always there for anyone in need asking nothing in return. She was a volunteer for many causes, only returning to work as an Accounting Clerk after her Children were raised. Missed and loved, we are truly blessed for her being in our lives. Family and Friends will be received on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 8:30 to 11:00 AM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mount Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, please spend a day with your family and tell them you love them every day.  Read More...


Howard C. "Howie" Fairman

Monday, June 14, 2021

Howard C. “Howie” Fairman, age 83, of Shaler Twp., on Monday, June 14, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Jane (Bursick) Fairman; loving father of Angela Fairman, Howard (Lynne) Fairman, and John (Leigh McKinney) Fairman; Proud grandfather of Logan and Nathan; dear step-grandfather of Nicole and Brandon; brother of Earl Fairman and the late Mildred Bulger, Cassie Popinski, Joan Martin, and Dolly Hawkins. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 1:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a Blessing Service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM
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Louis J. Letterle

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Louis J. Letterle, 95, a long time resident of Shaler Township, born January 7, 1926, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 13, 2021.  He passed away peacefully at home with his wife and family by his side. Louis is survived by his wife of 68 years, Anita, who he affectionately referred to as his “bride.” He was a devoted and loving husband, as well as a wonderful and caring father to his eight children. Surviving are his children Linda Letterle, Diane (Jack) Wilberger, Lisa (late Robert) Griggle, Donita Letterle (late Steve Killian), Anita (Rusty) Goeller, Louis (Donna) Letterle, and Greg (Sharon) Letterle. He was a fun and loving grandfather to Joshua (Jessica) Griggle, Jacqueline (Joe) Blasco, Jason (Tara Halpin) Swierczynski, Jared (Amanda) Swierczynski, Brandon (Michelle) Hoffmann, Laura (Chad) Grahovac, Emily Hoffmann, Philip Hoffmann, Rachel (Paul) Herstek, Kelsey McClearn, Katie McClearn, Brandi Letterle, and Corey Letterle. He is also survived by 11 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Surviving also are his dear friends and in-laws June and John Majoras. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Clyde and Robert Letterle, and his loving daughter Lucy McClearn. Louis and his brother Clyde owned Klein & Letterle Drycleaners in Etna until his retirement.  He was a well respected business owner and former member of the Etna/Shaler Rotary Club, the Kiwanis Club, and member of the Etna Elks for over 50 years. Louis served during WWII, enlisting in the Army Air Corps while a senior in high school.  He left for basic training after high school in the summer of 1944, taking a long train ride to Wichita Falls, Texas. After training, he was assigned to the Air Transport Command Headquarters at Hickam Field, Hawaii, and served as part of a Base-Inspection team.  He completed his service in 1946 with the rank of Sergeant, and received the AAF Air Crew Member Badge, Army Occupation Medal (Japan), Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, and the WWII Victory Ribbon. Louis was loved by all who were blessed to know him. He was a devout convert to Catholicism and a member of St. Bonaventure Church.  He had a wonderful sense of humor, always keeping his family laughing. He would often tell corny jokes and would be laughing before reaching the punch line. He loved to read and was still enjoying books in his 90’s. He enjoyed growing tomatoes in his garden, planting flowers, and watching the birds.  He loved the beach and camp vacations with his family.  To say he loved his family is an understatement.  He was happiest with any or all of his family around.  Every celebration was “the best ever!”  Louis was a kind, thoughtful, and caring man to all he met.  He will be greatly missed. No Visitation. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Matthew Parish, St. Bonaventure Church in Glenshaw on Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM.  In remembrance of Louis’s kindness towards others, donations can be made to Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center or the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


Lucille A. Ganster

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Lucille A. Ganster, Age 95, born September 25, 1925, in Etna, PA to the late Charles and Josephine Ganster, passed on June 10. Lucy was an executive secretary at Westinghouse Electric for several decades, retiring in 1985. She was preceded in death by her sister, Rosella, and brothers, Charles (the late Catherine) and William (Lillian) and nephew, Billy Ganster. “Aunt Lucy” is survived by her nieces and nephew:  Elizabeth (Dave) Alchier, Kathleen Ganster (Paul Sauers) and Jack Ganster (Kat Plakinger). She was also greatly loved by her great nieces and nephews: Eliza (Jeremy Peabody), Kenton and Cole Ganster, and William (Lisa) and Valerie Alchier (Stuart Harris). Lucy took special delight in her “great-greats” nephew, River Peabody, and niece, Grace Alchier. She will also be missed by her cousins, friends, and beloved caregivers at Cumberland Crossing Manor. Services will be held privately by the family. Arrangements made by the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  Read More...


George Hudanick Sr.

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

George Hudanick, Sr., on June 8, 2021 at the age of 91, George returned to the Lord.  Raised in the Woods Run section of Northside, he spent his entire married life as a resident of Shaler Twp. “Yudi” assembled  a long career in real estate, beginning as a rent collector and finishing as Chief Appraiser for the Pittsburgh Office of the Fed. Housing Admin. (FHA).  Loving husband of Dolores (Koephrich) Hudanick for 68 years.  Father of George, Jr, Paul (Elaine) and Janet (Ted) Benko. Grandpap to Emily, Molly and Maxwell Benko.  Brother of Alice (Aggy)  Lamanna, John, Mike, Helen Blanar and Mary Vojtas . In his retirement George loved playing golf, watching Steeler football, walking the Northway Mall and his grandchildren.  Arrangements through Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., Glenshaw.  No visitation. A memorial mass will be said at Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic  Church, Northside, later this summer. The family would like to especially thank the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford for the notable care and attention in his final days.
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Anna Mae "Kitty" Terwilliger

Monday, June 07, 2021

On June 7th, at the age of 92, Anna Mae “Kitty” Terwilliger passed away peacefully in her home. Anna Mae was born to Yura and Anna Kireta on October 5,1928; sister to Bandy, George, Barbra (Draganac), Helen (Gresetic), Emma (Oresic), and Renie (Suwalski). A lifelong resident of the Shaler/ Etna communities, Anna Mae was a devout member of All Saints Parish Church. In 1946, she married Roman Benty Jr. Together, they raised 4 children: Karen, Carol, John, and Ron. Following Roman’s death in 1972, Anna Mae married Gerard Terrwilliger in 1975. Gerard and Anna Mae remained happily married until Gerard’s passing in 2010. Anna Mae loved cooking, dancing, storytelling, and the art of chance. Most of all, she loved her family. She will be greatly missed by her children: Carol Cross (Troy), John Benty (Mary Ellen), and Ron Romanovsky; her grandchildren: Christopher Cullinan (Stacy), Mathew Cullinan (Alicia), Laura Francis (Michael), “Little” Carol Stevenson, and Roman Benty; her great-grandchildren: Madeline Cullinan, Vivienne Cullinan, Zeke Cullinan, Brianna Stevenson, Julie Stevenson, Izzy Predmore, and Wyatt Predmore; and her great-great-grandson Sylas Snellen. Family to receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME, LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Matthew Parish-All Saints Church, Etna. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH.  Read More...


Patricia A. (Stettmier) Stumpf

Sunday, June 06, 2021

Patricia A. (Stettmier) Stumpf, age 92, of O’Hara Twp., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Beloved wife of the late William H. Stumpf; loving mother of Daniel (Cheryl) Stettmier and Pamela Woods; proud grandmother of Anna (Derek) Rhoden, Daniel P. (Lisa) Stettmier, and Beth Anne (Eric) Benson; Dear great-grandmother of Natalie, John D., Elise, Bradley, Joshua, and Timothy; sister of the late James P. Murphy of Camphill PA; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Pat was an active and longtime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna, and past Queen Airys Temple 48 Daughters of the Nile. Friends will be received on Tuesday fro 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Service will be held in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna, on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Mask are requested in church. Everyone Please meet at Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna, or to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.  Read More...