AlliedNews.com - Grove City, Pennsylvania

Obituaries

October 30, 2012

Steve Shonka

Auto body tech enjoyed gardening, woodworking

PITTSBURGH — Steve Shonka, 2616 Mercer Street, Sandy Lake, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Saturday (10-13-12) at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 54.

Steve was born on Dec. 19, 1957, in Pittsburgh, a son of Harry R. and Lilian (King) Shonka. 

On April 12, 1980, he married the former Linda C. Lauer, who survives. 

Steve had been employed by Grove City Auto Mall as an auto body technician for the past 11 years. 

He was an avid golfer, enjoyed wood working, gardening and was always found to be remodeling. 

He always enjoyed the company of his family on their many vacations taken at the beach.

In addition to his wife of 32 years, he is survived by a son, Ethan Shonka of Sandy Lake; two daughters: Jaime Shonka Turner and her husband David and Samantha Shonka, all of Raleigh, NC.; his parents of Jackson Center; and two brothers: Wayne Shonka of Jackson Center, and Larry Shonka and his wife Patty, of Greenville.

A memorial visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today (10-17-12) in Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 3223 Perry Highway, Sheakleyville. Friends are also invited to share memories and condolences with the family online at www.rlsfh.com.

A service of remembrance will be held at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home, with the Rev. Harry Wood, retired pastor, officiating.

A cremation will be held.

Published Oct. 17, 2012 in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • ali obt0628Wintjen.jpg Devin Michael Von Wintjen

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140623Kopnisky,joe.jpg Joseph Louis Kopnisky

    Joseph Louis Kopnisky of Grove City passed away at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014. He was 78.

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140621-mcintire, alice.j Alice L. McIntire

    Alice L. McIntire of Jackson Center passed away peacefully of natural causes with her daughter and friends by her side at 7:14 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, in UPMC Horizon, Greenville. She was 92.

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140618-indre, nancy.jpg Nancy J. Indre

    Nancy J. Indre, formerly of DuBois, Erie and Collegeview Towers, Grove City, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, in Orchard Manor, Pine Township, where she lived the last five years. She was 88.

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obit Stypula0611.jpg Elizabeth J. Stypula

    Betty J. Stypula of Fort Wayne, Ind., formerly of Allison Park, Pa. died June 7, 2014. She was 91.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Steven 'Steve' Paul Rhule

    Steven Paul Rhule, beloved husband of Dr. Michele Makary Rhule of Mercer; father of Morgan M. Rhule of Miami; son of Donald H. Rhule of New Wilmington, and the late Eileen Rhule; and brother of Donald C. Rhule of New Hope, Pa., and Patty Rhule of University Park, Md.; died Sunday, June 8, 2014, after a heart attack. He was 66.

    June 17, 2014

  • ali obt140607-maniscarco, caro- Caroline M. Maniscarco

    Caroline M. Maniscarco of Pine Township passed away at 5:20 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014, in Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township, after an extended illness. She was 87.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140605-cicero, virginia- Virginia Lee Cicero

    Virginia Lee Cicero of Orchard Manor, Pine Township, formerly of Lee Lane, Grove City; and Bethlehem, Pa., passed away at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township, after a three-week illness. She was 96.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140604-petro, josephine- Josephine Rita Marinelli Petro

    Josephine Rita Marinelli Petro, formerly of Franklin Avenue, New Castle, swiftly and peacefully went home to be with Jesus at 9:29 p.m. Friday (5-30-14) with her loving family near her, and in the care of diligent and hospitable staff in the hospital of Jameson Health System, New Castle. She was 82.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140531-krofcheck, doro.j Dorothy Jean Krofcheck

    Dorothy Jean Krofcheck, a lifelong resident of the Village of Pardoe, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was 90.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide