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Earl K. Steiner, 90, was the oldest of a five generation family. He suffered from a long term illness of Parkinson's and congestive heart failure. Born in Pittsburgh PA. He was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (zuercher) Steiner.
He was a World War II Veteran of the Navy Muster Rolls. He was married in Johnstown,Pa. in 1948 and later moved to Lewiston, NY, in 1952, residing the rest of his life in Ransomville, NY. He worked at the A&P and Johnstown Railroad while in PA, and then worked for Walter Johnson Construction and Scrufari Construction. Member of local union 91 and American legion. Disabled in 1977 after a work accident. He enjoyed gardening, bowling and vacationing in Myrtle Beach with his family.
He is survived by his three children, Nancy Kelley of Albuquerque, NM, Cynthia (Mark) Cramer of Youngstown, NY and Richard (Suzanne) Steiner of Ransomville, NY. He's survived by six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Betty Thomas. He was predeceased by his wife of 61 years Mary Jane (Ash) Steiner, and by a sister, Pauline and two brothers, Eugene and Wes Steiner.
Private family service will be held at a future date in Pennsylvania. He donated his body to science. If anyone wishes a Memorial offering it can be given to Ransomville Garden club or the American Heart Association.
Published on December 12, 2017
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