Dorothy A. Bock, 81

MARCH 26, 1930-DEC. 18, 2011

December 19, 2011

Dorothy A. “Dot” Bock, 81, of 6798 Path Valley Road, Fannettsburg, Pa., died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at ManorCare Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born March 26, 1930, in Monroe Valley, Huntingdon County, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Emory and Maisie Madden Covert.  

Dot was a homemaker and seamstress most of her life, retiring from the former U-Wanna-Wash Frock Co. in Fort Loudon.

She was a member of Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church and also attended Carrick United Methodist Church.

Dot found her greatest joys in life with her family, friends and grandchildren.

Her beloved husband, Wilson E. Bock, whom she married June 14, 1953, preceded her in death on May 29, 2008.

She is survived by two sons, Darcy Bock and wife, Winifred, of Fort Loudon, and Mike Bock and wife, Josie, of Fannettsburg; four grandchildren, Meghan Graham, and Emily, Myles and Michael Bock; one stepgrandson, Derek Stoy; and a stepgreat-grandson, Hunter Stoy. Also surviving are three sisters, Marcella Williams, Janet Wickard and Deb Shields; two brothers, Jim and Barry Covert; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Geraldine, Cleo, Monda and Karen; and two brothers, Guy and Jack.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Mike Baumgardner will officiate. Interment will follow in Upper Path Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 406; to Carrick United Methodist Church, 7003 Path Valley Road; or to the Metal Township Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 185; all in Fannettsburg, PA 17221; or to the Fannett-Metal Education Foundation, 14901 Path Valley Road, P.O. Box 112, Willow Hill, PA 17271.

Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at

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