Stephen P. Sneeringer
11/16/1949 - 03/10/2017
Stephen P. “Sneeze” Sneeringer, 67, of New Oxford, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Sunbury) Sneeringer to whom he was married 44 years. Born November 16, 1949 in Hanover, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Mussetta (Schuchart) Sneeringer. Steve was retired from P.H.Gladfelter Co. in Spring Grove after 36 years of service. He was a member of Sacred Heart Basilica, Edgegrove and a 1967 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown. Steve was a member of McSherrystown Fish & Game Assoc. where he was formerly vice president, McSherrystown Home Assoc., McSherrystown K of C, New Oxford Social Club and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, volunteering in the community and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Surviving in addition to his wife are three children, Rebecca Myers and husband Anthony of New Tripoli, Stephen P. Sneeringer Jr. of New Oxford, and Daniel Sneeringer and fiancé Bobbi Yaeger of Frostburg, MD; 2 grandchildren, Allyson and Colin; 3 sisters; Mary Bowling and Suzanne Sanders both of Hanover and Carol Michniwicz of Santa Clara, CA, and 4 brothers; Samuel, Albert, Robert and Eugene Sneeringer all of Hanover. He was preceded in death by 8 siblings; Agnes Sneeringer, Evelyn Hess, Pauline Brown, John, James, Edwin, Richard and Mark Sneeringer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Sacred Heart Basilica, Edgegrove, with Rev. Joseph R. Howard as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery, Hanover. Friends and relatives will be received Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm and Wednesday 9 to 10:30 am at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with a prayer service at 8 pm. Contributions in memory of Steve may be made to the Parkinson Foundation 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or American Assoc. 1019 Mumma Rd. Wormleysburg, PA 17043.
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