Stella Mae Sniezek

December 14, 1926 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 94)


Stella Mae Sniezek, 94, of New Castle, PA, passed away on the evening of December 9, 2021 at Quality
Life Services.
Stella was born on December 14, 1926 in Wampum. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Stella
(Modliszewski) Zak. Stella was married to the late Joseph A. Sniezek. He preceded her in death on
February 25, 2018. They were married for 62 years. Stella was a graduate of Shenango High School. She
was of the Roman Catholic faith and was a member of Holy Spirit Parish - St. Joseph the Worker site.
Mrs. Sniezek worked for Shenango China before getting married and becoming a homemaker. She was a
member of the Polish White Eagles, Chewton. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family,
especially her grandchildren. She loved listening to polka music as it always made her feel like dancing
which was one of her favorite activities as a young adult. An avid gardener with an ample plot each year
provided wonderful dishes that the family enjoyed throughout the year. Stella is survived by 4 children:
Joseph (Linda) Sniezek, Endwell, NY, Frank (Susan) Sniezek, Moon Township, PA, Andrew (Gabrielle)
Sniezek, Hookstown, PA, and Marsha Sniezek, New Castle; grandchildren Nicholas and Alexander
Sniezek, Maryann Sniezek, Kristen (Jonathan) DiFiore and Adam Sniezek, Christopher and Joseph Luchs,
and one great grandchild Emma DiFiore.
In addition to her parents and husband Joseph, Stella is preceded in death by 6 brothers: Andrew, John,
Albert, Joseph, Theodore, and Edward Zak; 5 sisters: Mary Sokoloski, Sophie Zak, Josephine Zak, Wanda
Ciszewski, and Anastasia Groves, along with one beloved grandson Matthew Sniezek.
Calling hours for Stella will be on Tuesday, December 14, from 4-7 PM at Noga Funeral Home, Inc. at
1142 Mill Street, New Castle, PA. The family requests that face masks be worn at all times during
visitation hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, December 15, at 10:30 AM at
Holy Spirit Parish – St. Vitus site. Father Joseph McCaffrey will officiate, Burial will take place at SS Philip
and James Cemetery. Online condolences may be viewed or offered by visiting

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December 14, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Noga Funeral Home, Inc.
P.O Box 190, 1142 S Mill St.
New Castle, PA 16103

Mass of Christian Burial
December 15, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Vitus Church - Holy Spirit Parish (New Castle)

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