Joseph William Schrecengost, 89, of Rayburn Township, died Thursday, May 30, 2019 at ACMH Hospital. He was born September 9, 1929 in Rayburn Township to the late William Merch and Blanche L. (Ray) Schrecengost. He was a Draftsman by trade, working for the Armstrong County Court House, Roy E. Jones Gas & Oil, Sam Jack, and Amthor Steel before retiring in 2000. Joseph was a Kittanning High School graduate and served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1956. He married Glenda L. (Wiser) Schrecengost on August 16, 1957 and they where married until her death on September 16, 2017. Joseph belonged to Lodge # 805 of the Free & Accepted Mason’s, where he was a 32nd Degree mason. He was also in the Syria Shriners, the New Castle Consistory, Kittanning Masonic Temple Association, and the Hillbilly Clan. Joseph was a member of St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Kittanning. He enjoyed riding snowmobiles, motorcycles, and hunting.
Survivors include his three daughters, Jollene (Rick) Depner, Melissa (Mark) Wynkoop, and Coleen (Bryan) Steim; grandchildren, Greg (Kelci Rote) Depner, Kaitlyn (Jared) Robbins, and Elizabeth Steim; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Merch Schrecengost and Blanche L. Schrecengost; his wife, Glenda L. Schrecengost; two sisters, Martha Walthour and Marie Campbell; brother Fred Schrecengost.
Friends will be received Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday, June 2, 2019 in the funeral home with additional visitation from noon until the time of the service with Rev. Edward Walters officiating. Interment will be in Lawn Haven Burial Estates in Worthington.
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