Herminie "Herky" Block
January 26, 2015

Visitation Information

January 29 2015 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Funeral Information

January 29 2015 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

BLOCK, HERMINIE "HERKY": Age 87, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015; Beloved wife of the late Gerald L. Block. Mother of Cathy (Vince) Addessi of Murrysville. Grandmother of Jamie (Heidi) Addessi of Burlington, VT, Adam (Nancy) Addessi of West Chester, PA and Andrew (Terra Howard, fiance) Addessi of Portland, OR. Great-grandmother of Alexander Thomas Addessi. Much loved sister of Gary (Susan) Reuben of Los Angeles, CA. Preceded in death by her mother, Eva (Martin) Reuben and her father who she only knew for four short years, Ellis West. Sister-in-law of Mara Reuben of New York, Gilbert and Diane Block of Naples, FL, the late J. Bernard and Mae Block and Sidney and Marion (Shapiro) Block. Storeowner in Squirrel Hill until the late 1980s, she and her late husband owned Tic Toc Jerry Block, and Block's Lingerie. In later years she became an avid duplicate bridge player and became a Bronze Life Master. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Thursday at 1 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services, (12 Noon - 1 PM). Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. Contributions in her memory may be made to Sivitz Jewish Hospice, 200 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. www.schugar.com


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When visiting "Herky", it was as though we two had been friends for many years. My sympathy to Cathy and the family. Al

By Al(Alfred) Mancini - January 28, 2015