Arnold J. Snitzer, MD
September 7, 2017

Visitation Information

September 10 2017 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

September 10 2017 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

SNITZER, M.D., ARNOLD J.: Age 88, of Fox Chapel, on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Beloved husband for 29 years of Lynn A. (Kiesel) Snitzer. Dear father of Denise Novak and Tracey (Ralph) Powell. Grandfather of Amanda Novak, Taylor Powell, Alexis Novak, Katelynn Powell, Mackenzie Powell and Cameron Powell. Brother-in-law of James (Peggy) Kiesel, Joseph (Marie) Kiesel and Jack (Joan) Kiesel. He was preceded in death by his father Harry Snitzer and mother Betty (Katzive) Snitzer. Following in his father's footsteps, Arnold was an exceptionally caring family doctor for over 57 years. He loved being a doctor, traveling and skiing. He traveled all over Europe as a young man and spoke fluent German, Italian and French. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School in 1960. He cared deeply for his patients. He worked into his 88th year and only retired when his health declined. Most of all, he loved the light of his life, Lynn and was so proud and loved his two daughters and six granddaughters. He was loved by everyone he touched. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Sunday at 1 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (12 Noon - 1 PM). Interment B'nai Israel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh, 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.


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Dear Lynn, Tracey, & your entire family: You have our deepest sympathy on the passing of your husband & father. He sure had an impressive life and career and most importantly a loving family. God Bless Him. May he rest in peace and may God give you all strength at this difficult time. You are all in our prayers, - Toni & Steve Schilb

By Toni and Steve Schilb - September 08, 2017

Dear Lynn and Family, You have our deepest sympathy in the passing of your dear husband, Arnold. He will be missed by all. We. have had so many wonderful times together at your beautiful home and especially all of the events that we have attended together with the grandchildren! I will always remember how emotional Arnold would get when the children performed. He was loved by all. May God Bless Him. Love, Kathie and Ralph Powell.

By Ralph and Kathie Powell - September 08, 2017