Time of Service:
11:30 AM, Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
Place of Service:
Riverside Memorial Chapel, New York City
Hillside / New Mt. Zion Cemetery, 742 Rutherford Ave., Lyndhurst, NJ 07071.
May 7, 1923 – November 26, 2017. Belle Bock, of Southbury, CT, beloved wife for 72 years of Leon Bock, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2017. Born in New York City on May 7, 1923, Belle was the daughter of the late Henry and Hannah Schwartz. She graduated from James Madison High School and Mercy College. Belle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was an executive admin at General Foods and held a master’s degree in psychology.
Belle is survived by her husband, Leon Bock, her three children Aaron Bock (Phyllis), Norman Bock (Nancy) and Larry Bock (Helene); her six grandchildren Daniel (Rachel), Andrew, Jennifer, Lara, Hannah and Julia; and her two great-grandchildren Grace and Cameron. Belle was predeceased by her parents and her brother Milton Schwartz (Shirley).
Friends and family are invited to join the family at Gelone Restaurant, 650 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ (201) 372-9200, from 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM, following the interment.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Masonic Care Hospice of Wallingford, CT where Belle and her family found peace and comfort in her final days. Donate online at
or send check or money order to The Masonicare Annual Appeal, c/o The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, P.O. Box 70 Wallingford, CT 06492.
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