Allen R. Sattizahn
March 21, 2018
Allen R. Sattizahn, 80 of Pine Grove, surrounded by his loving family, peacefully went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, March 21, at his home. He was well known as "The shoe repairman in Outwood" to his family and friends.
Born on February 1, 1938, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Francis and Verna A. Schneck Sattizahn.
He was a 1955 graduate of Pine Grove High School. Allen served with the U.S. Army taking basic training at Ft. Dix. NJ then being stationed at Ft. Lee, VA with the Quartermaster Unit. After being discharged from the Army he served with the National Guard. After being in the Army, he opened a shoe repair shop which he operated until three months ago.
Allen worked as a CNA in the VA Hospital, Lebanon for over 22 years.
He was very active in the Echo Valley Grace Brethren Church, where he led the worship services, was the church song leader and active in the Cantatas, played the accordion and was the coordinator for the church dinners. He loved gardening, camping and was an avid pinochle player.
A sister, Shirley Knittle preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife, to whom he would have been married 58 years this May, Janice L. Lehman Sattizahn, a Son, David A. and wife Diane Sattizahn of Pine Grove, a Daughter, Beth A. Sattizahn of Robesonia; a Grandson, Shelby D. Sattizahn, a Granddaughter, Katryna Sattizahn and her companion, Justin Hoke; one great granddaughter, Raurie Hoke; two brothers, Clyde E. Sattizahn of Friedensburg and Terry L. Sattizahn of Schuylkill Haven: and three foster children, Timothy Nonnemacher of Allentown, Randy Nonnemacher of Fleetwood, and Kathy, wife of Vince D'Agostino of Pine Grove,
Memorial Services will be held in the Echo Valley Grace Brethren Church, 46 Tremont Rd., Tremont, Pa. on Saturday, March 31, at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Rod Finster officiating. There will be a calling time at the Church on Saturday, from 10:00 A.M. until time of service. Interment will be in the Outwood Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove at a later time.
The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Echo Valley Grace Brethren Church Memorial Fund, 46 Tremont Rd. Tremont, PA 17981, in his memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove, is in charge of arrangements. You may send condolences to the family on our website at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com.
Echo Valley Grace Brethren Church
46 Tremont Rd, Tremont PA 17981