William Schonberger

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 02, 2019

William Schonberger, 91, of Glassport, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. He was born May 12, 1928 in Glassport and was the son of the late Samuel and Rose (Weiss) Schonberger. He was a member of Gemilas Chesed Synagogue and was a retired fire fighter for the City of McKeesport. William was a US Army veteran. For his service, he received the WWII Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal (Japan).

He is survived by his wife, Roslyn (Greenfield) Schonberger, daughters, Debra Stachowicz of Myerstown and Lisa Schonberger of White Oak, grandchildren, Ethan and Jana Stachowicz, sister, Ethel (Robert) Wexelbaum of Comack, NY, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ida Eisenberg and brother, Jake Schonberger. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 10-10:30 am at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director.  Funeral service will begin at 10:30 am in the funeral home chapel with Rabbi Paul Tuchman, officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the New Gemilas Chesed Cemetery, White Oak. Condolences may be made at

Originally published October 02, 2019.

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