Walter E. Bock

July 4, 1936June 7, 2018

Walter E. Bock, 81, of Philipsburg, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Penn Highlands DuBois. Mr. Bock was born July 4, 1936 in Wallaceton, the son of James A Bock II and Jessie B. (Knepp) Bock Eason. He retired in 1998 as manager from the former Wise Gas Co. of Clearfield. Mr. Bock was a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church of Clearfield. He was also a member of the Clearfield Lions Club and had served as president of the club. He served in the Army National Guard of Pennsylvania. Walter is survived by his wife, Claudia B. (Johnson) Bock of Philipsburg, whom he married April 4, 1959, a brother, James A. Bock III and his wife Patricia, a sister, Kathy E. Purnell and her husband Calvin all of Morrisdale and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant daughter, Andrea Bock, an infant son, a brother, Charles W. Bock, a sister, Dorothy L. Turner, a step sister, Juanita Kyler and his step father, Olis Eason. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 13, 2108 at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield with Father Brandon M. Kleckner officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12:00 PM until the hour of services. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. To send online tributes go to or


  • Funeral Services Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Walter E. Bock

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