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Leroy C. Schnoke

September 26, 1923 ~ March 28, 2022 (age 98)

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Leroy C. Schnoke
March 28, 2022

Leroy C. Schnoke, 98, of Spittler Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022 in the Lebanon VA Hospital.

Born on September 26, 1923 in Pine Grove Twp., he was a son of the late Harry and Sallie Heiser Schnoke.

Leroy attended Pine Grove High School.

He was an Army Veteran, serving with the 75th AAA Gun Bn and was in the Army Reserves for 5 years.

Leroy was a truck driver for Franklin Stump Coal Co., worked construction at Mt. Gretna on the interstate I-81 project and Kingston Construction Co. at the Lebanon reservoir in Suedberg and worked for Day and Zimmerman at Cressona Aluminum.  He retired in 1982 after 33 years as the Head Food Service Supervisor at the Lebanon VA Hospital.

He was a member of St. Peter's UCC, Pine Grove for over 65 years.  He was a life member of the Tulpehocken Rifle and Pistol Club in Pine Grove and Ravine Fire Co., and a member of the North End Fire Co. and Suedberg Fire Co. 

Preceding him in death were his wife of 66 years, Erma L. Lengle Schnoke; and a brother, Clayton Schnoke.

Surviving are two sons, Dennis and wife Margaret Schnoke, Robert and wife Kathyrn Schnoke, both of Pine Grove; four grandchildren, Rebecca Schnoke Dunkelburger, Jonathan Schnoke, William Schnoke, and Jessica Schneck; two step grandsons, Damon Lengle, Jr., and Michael Stenulis; five great grandchildren, Jesse, Jetta, Jax, Jase, and Garrett Schnoke; three brothers, Charles Schnoke, Harry Schnoke, and Harold Schnoke, all of Pine Grove.

All Services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating.  Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to either Hospice of Central Pa., 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, Pa. 17110 or Meals on Wheels, checks payable to Diakon Community Services, 118 S. Centre St. Pottsville, Pa. 17901 in his memory.

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Hospice of Central Pennsylvania
1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg PA 17110

Meals on Wheels - Diakon Community Services
118 S. Centre St., Pottsville PA 17901

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