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Erma L. Schnoke, 94 – Worked as a Seamstress

Erma L. Schnoke, 94, of Spittler Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at home.

Born on August 22, 1925 in Pine Grove Twp,  she was a daughter of the late Harry Lengle and Annie Haldeman Keefer.

She was a 1942 graduate of Pine Grove High School and was a member of the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, Pine Grove.

Erma worked as a Seamstress for various local garment factories.

Preceding her in death were her first husband, William Glore in 1953; a brother Ralph Zerbe, Jr. in WWII; a sister Ruth Brown in 2004.

Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Leroy Schnoke; two sons, Dennis and wife Margaret Schnoke, Robert and wife Kathryn Schnoke, both of Pine Grove;  4 grandchildren, Rebecca Schnoke, Jonathan Schnoke, William Schnoke, Jessica Schneck; two step grandsons, Damon Lengle, Jr. and Michael Stenulis; five great grandchildren, Jesse, Jetta, Jax, Jase, and Garrett Schnoke.

All Services will be held at the convenience of the family with Chaplain David Borten officiating.  Interment will be in the Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

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In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to 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 her memory.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at

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