Walter J. BockJune 19, 1952 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 65)
Walter J. Bock, age 65, of New Smyrna Beach, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his home. Born in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, to John and Helen Gruber Bock; Walter came to New Smyrna Beach in the early 1980's.
Walter “Wally” was a member of the Smyrna Yacht Club, New Smyrna Beach Chamber, and the Shriners. He and his wife Karlann owned and operated the bed and breakfast Angel Inn for several years. Wally loved traveling, playing tennis was an avid Steelers fan and he was a performer at the Little Theater of New Smyrna Beach. He played football and was a pole vaulter in his early days. Wally was a great story teller and was a very funny man. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Karlann; 2 brothers, Stephan George (Susan) Bock of Brandon, and Josef (Elizabeth) Bock of Huntington Valley, PA; 2 step-sons, Christopher (Erika) Pakula of St. Cloud and Raymond (Kathleen) Dorso of Bayville, NJ; granddaughter, Brianna Dorso; grandson, Shayne Dorso, both of Bayville, NJ; Also survived by nieces and nephews, Sara Bock Sanchez, Keven, William, Joey, Amy and Alex Bock; great nieces and nephews, Clark, Patrick and Andrew Sanchez, and William (Dayane) Bock; sister-in-law, Mary Ann (Craig) Pistilli; brother-in-laws, Robert “Bob” Seneca, Rodney Seneca, and sister-in-law Melanie Seneca; best friend and business partner, Peter (Marilyn) Stanton and mother-in-law, Veronica Gardner of New Smyrna Beach. Walter was preceded in death by his mother and father.
Celebration of Life will be 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20 at Settle-Wilder Funeral Home with the Redemptorist Fathers, Sacred Hearth Catholic Church, officiating.
Walter would love for you to sign up to give the give of life, donate an organ.
In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations made to TD Bank, C/O Karlann Seneca Bock, 1811 FL 44, New Smyrna Beach, FL., 32168.