Joanne L. Schneider

Joanne L. Schneider, 85, of 514 Armory Road, St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Pinecrest Manor, after a brief illness.

She was born November 2, 1934, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Elmer and Delores Cashman Loeffler.  Joanne was a lifelong resident of the area, a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1952, and was also a 1956 graduate of Villa Maria College.  She was a former teacher at Cameron County High School and was a retired secretary at the St. Marys Parochial School.

On September 18, 1965, in the Sacred Heart Church, Joanne married John L. “Jack” Schneider, who preceded her in death on January 1, 2014.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan Schaut and her husband Jeffrey and Julie Heary and her husband Thomas, both of St. Marys; a son, John R. Schneider of St. Marys; four grandchildren, Jared Schaut, Marlee Schaut, Marissa Heary, and Ryan Heary; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Joanne was a member of the St. Mary’s Church.  She enjoyed bowling and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates fan.  Joanne loved spending time with her grandchildren and vacationing with her family.

There will be no visitation.

A private funeral service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, March 27, 2020 with the Rev. Peter Augustine Pierjok, OSB officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in the St. Mary’s Church at a later date and time to be announced.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Catholic School System, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA  15857; the Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA  15857; or to Pinecrest Manor, 763 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Kathy & Jerry Meyer March 25, 2020 at 3:14 pm

Deepest sympathy to your families. Joanne was a great person, role model, and mom!

Castellano Family March 25, 2020 at 3:37 pm

Susie, John and Julie (and family),
Our deepest condolences for your loss of a wonderful woman and mother. Prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Bob and Peggy Hanes March 25, 2020 at 7:49 pm

We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our deepest sympathy.

Charles & Jean Kibler March 25, 2020 at 8:26 pm

Thinking of you Susie, John & Julie. So sorry for your loss. I will cherish the many memories of your wonderful Mom! Aunt Joanne was a great lady!
Our prayers are with you all & your families!

Amy Troha Anderson March 25, 2020 at 8:44 pm

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

Mike Buchheit March 25, 2020 at 8:44 pm

Susie, John, and Julie, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your families are all in my prayers.

Larry and K8 Nekuza March 25, 2020 at 8:52 pm

Dearest Schneider family, We have no words, heart breaking news about your sweet Mom. We had the best times with her and Jack remembering all the wonderful events and the day to day at SMP. One of the best for sure, now she and Jack can party on together with all their Heavenly Family.
Sincerest condolences,
Larry, K8 Nekuza
Bradenton, Florida

Pam &Tim Schwabenbauer March 25, 2020 at 9:14 pm

Our sincere condolences to the whole family. Loved this lady! Keep those memories close! Joanne sure loved her family! May God bless you all and give you strength during this difficult time!

Sue (Ginther) Ganczak March 26, 2020 at 8:02 am

My heart aches for you all at this time. My deepest sympathy to you all.

Charlene, Jim, & Ashley Mulcahy March 26, 2020 at 12:22 pm

Sorry for your loss such a lovely lady, with a great laugh and smile. I have fond memories of her. Keep her in your heart.

Chris Lilja March 26, 2020 at 6:20 pm

A great lady. Keeping you all in my prayers.

Maureen A Schneider March 30, 2020 at 11:12 am

I’m very sorry for Your Loss to the Family….She was a very Nice Lady!

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