Lisa Marie Bitkowski Snyder

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Lisa Marie Bitkowski Snyder, age 51, a lifetime resident of Clairton and Jefferson, passed away on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at the Jefferson Medical Center A.G.H.N. She was born August 14, 1966 in McKeesport to the late Leonard Bitkowski and Nancy Yojanko Bitkowski. Lisa was the loving wife of 29 years to William H. Snyder. She is survived by her husband William of Clairton, mother Nancy Yojanko Bitkowski of Jefferson Hills, her children; Gabrielle Snyder, Toni Snyder, Thomas Snyder all of Clairton, and Matthew (Nicole) Snyder of Ambridge, grandchild Giavonna Snyder of Clairton, and sisters; Sherrie (Scott) Bash of Jefferson Hills and Pam (Jerry) Angotti of Jefferson Hills. Lisa was preceded in death by her father, Leonard Bitkowsi and her brother Leonard Bitkowsi Jr. She was a member of the St. Clare of Assisi Church in Clairton.  Lisa enjoyed cooking and being a homemaker. She will be remembered as a person who deeply loved her family, and a wonderful mother and grandmother. A woman that was the life of the party, strong but with a kind heart, and a fiercely loyal “Momma Bear” is the legacy Lisa leaves behind.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 4-8pm at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place immediately following visitation at 8pm at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made directly to the funeral home to defray costs.

A Message from Heaven

Perhaps you aren’t ready yet
to have to say good-bye...
Perhaps you’ve thought of things
you wish you’d said
well, so have I.

For one thing, I’d have told you
not to worry about me...
I’m with the Lord in Heaven now
you knew that’s where I’d be.

I’m sorry that you’re feeling sad
for I’m so happy now...
I’ve asked the Lord to ease the hurt
and comfort you somehow.

It’s hard at the beginning
but I know you’ll make it through...
I hope it helps to know that
I’ll be waiting here for you.

Originally published December 25, 2017.

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