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Obituary for Paul J. "Scotty" O'Block

Paul J. "Scotty" O'Block


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Paul "Scotty" O'Block, age 102, a life-long resident of Plum, passed away quietly & comfortably on Friday, October 6, 2017. Paul was born on June 22, 1915 to the late Frances  (Sega) and Gregor O’Block.  He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Galicic O’Block for 66 years.   Survivors include his daughter Patty Neff and husband Ed of Plum and son Robert O’Block and wife Megan of Boston; grandchildren Amy Neff (Gurb) Thind, Susan Neff (Steve), Kelsey, Robert  (Maggie), Gregory and Kevin O’Block.  He also leaves behind great grandchildren Katie, Annie, McKenna and Jack.  Brother of the late Frances O’Block, Josephine Podobnik, Anthony, Frank, Vencil, Ignatius and Henry O’Block.  He also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews and many great friends.  His lifetime work was as a master mechanic for A. E. O’Block Construction and was the longest standing member of Local Union #66 Operating Engineers.  He was a lifetime active member of St. John the Baptist R. C. Church and participated in many Slovene Fraternal activities including the American Fraternal Union, Past National President; American Slovene Committee, the Slovene Radio Program and charter member of the Slovene Association of Center in Plum.  Paul served on the Plum School Authority for many years and was a longtime member of the Oakmont Elks.  Hunting and fishing were favorite activities and he was a longtime fan of Pirate baseball and the Pittsburgh Steelers.  He lived a long, full life and will be lovingly missed by all.  We live to cherish his memory.  Friends and relatives will be received at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Road (across from S& T Bank), Plum on Monday, October 9 from 5-8 pm and Tuesday, October 10, from 1-4pm and 6-8pm. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist R. C. Church, Unity, PA  on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10 am.  Interment will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Slovene Radio Program, 381 F St., Pittsburgh, PA 15209

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