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Charles E. Steinke, Jr.

June 30, 1948 ~ June 3, 2019 (age 70)

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Charles Edward Steinke, Jr., age 70, of Mars, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 in UPMC Passavant Hospital in McCandless Twp.

Born on June 30, 1948, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Charles and Ethyle Pink Shaw Steinke.

Chuck proudly served in the United States Navy. He was an associate member at the Mars V.F.W. and a chaplain for the 40 & 8 as well as the American Legion Post 787. He was also an Eagle Scout.

Chuck was a case manager in the Unemployment Office for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for many years.

He was an active member at LifePointe Alliance Church in Mars.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Staub Steinke, who he married on December 19, 1970, his two children, Mark (Kate) Steinke of Austin, TX and Laurel (Eric) Zacherl of Portersville, PA, his grandchildren, Emily, Eric, Jonathan, Angela, and Abigail, and a brother, Jack (Judith) Shaw.

He is preceded in death by a brother, Thomas (surviving, Freda) Shaw.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM at LifePointe Alliance Church, 997 PA-228, Mars, PA 16046. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the LifePointe Alliance Church, Memo: Deacon’s Benevolence Fund. Directions and condolences are available at

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