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Charles J. Hock, 80, Reading, died Sept. 29, 2006, at 7:05 p.m. in his residence. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Francis A. and Stella L. (Harter) Hock. Hock was employed as a salesman in the men’s department by Boscov’s North, and as a music teacher for various schools in the Reading area. He was a 1944 graduate of Reading High School and received his bachelor’s degree in music from Duquesne University and his master’s degree in music from the University of Illinois. Hock was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Reading. Surviving are a brother, Herman H. Hock, Reading; and two sisters, Ruth Hock, Reading, and Dorothy (Hock) Weidner, Cumru Township. The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. in Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home Inc., 444 N. Ninth St., Reading. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home Wednesday 8 to 9:15 a.m. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 625 West Ridge Pike, Suite A100, Conshohocken, PA 19428, in memory of Mr. Charles J. Hock.

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