Dean P. Schnur, 80, of Butler, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 26, 2019, at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born April 9, 1939 in Butler, he was a son of the late Francis J. Schnur and Ruth B. (Michel) Schnur.
Dean retired in 1998 from the Melt Shop of the Armco Steel Plant in Butler, after 33 years.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman, where he a former member of the Parish Council and had worked their Fish Frys for 30 years. He was a member of the Herman Volunteer Fire Department and the East Butler Firehall. He was active in scouting, had pitched horseshoes in the County League and was a former Junior County Baseball League player. He enjoyed traveling as he organized many bus trips, hunting, gardening, going to his camp which he built in 1985 and was an avid tractor collector. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Surviving is his wife of nearly 60 years, Loretta A. (Callihan) Schnur, whom he married July 11, 1959.
His children: Dan (Ruthann) Schnur of Butler; Roy (Joan) Schnur of Camp Hill, PA; Tim (Virginia) Schnur of Cabot; Theresa (Curt) Tosi of Butler; Mark (Pam) Schnur of Butler; Maria (Rick) Shaffer of York, PA.
Grandchildren: Dana & Jeff, Julia & Ben, Dan & Amy, Jessica & Chris, Jonas, Caleb, Matthew, Chelsey, Emily & Ben, Zachary & Shelby, Jacob, Elizabeth, Kasey, Hope & Justin, April, Holly, Autumn, Faith, Travis, Austin, Lindsay and Abigail.
Great Grandchildren: Lexi, Ryan, Lucia, Adya, Leia, Dean, Mason, Kenley, Issac, Grace, Isabella, Sawyer, Lily, and another arriving in September.
2 brothers: Wayne F. (Barb) Schnur and Gary L. (Ruby) Schnur, all of Butler.
1 sister, Judy (Bob) Geibel of Butler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Adriana.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Parish Cemetery.
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