Andrew Vincent Olock, 74, of Lower Pottsgrove, husband of Sandra E. (Ecker) Olock, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Penn Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, where he was surrounded by his loving wife and three sons. Born in Pottstown, he was a son of the late Andrew and Ida (Yannessa) Olock. Andrew was a graduate of Pottstown High School, class of 1964. He was a real estate broker and the owner of Olock Realty in Pottstown for over 25 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served as a Training Sergeant for the 2nd Armored Division “Hell on Wheels” in Ft. Hood, TX, during the Vietnam War. Andy was a devout Christian and spread the word of Jesus every day, he was a longtime member of St. James Lutheran Church in Pottstown. A lover of music, he met many of his favorite musicians working as “The Chairman” of backstage security at the former Valley Forge Music Fair. Andy was married to Sandy for over 49 years, he told her he loved her every day, she was the love of his life. Surviving in addition to his wife are his three sons that meant the world to him, Ryan C. Olock and his companion, Kristina Maness, Elverson; Kristian A. Olock, Pottstown; Derek J. Olock and his wife Jackie, Hummelstown. Devoted brother Ralph M. Olock and his wife Robin, Pottstown; grandchildren, Cecilia; Anya; Vivia; Solvi; Sandro; Zoey and Beaux. He was predeceased by two sisters whom he loved dearly, Cesidia “Cissy” Cauler and Teresa Yergey. A celebration of his life will begin at 10:00 am on Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St. Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Kay Bender-Braun. At the church, there will be a viewing from 10:00 am - 11:00 am followed by a service. Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to http://www.schumacherandbenner.com
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Published by The Mercury from May 18 to May 19, 2021.