In memory of
David J. Steinmetz
David J. Steinmetz, 81, of Douglassville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 11, 2016 at Berkshire Center, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Schaefferstown, PA, he was the son of the late Samuel and Lizzie (Weiland) Steinmetz. He was predeceased by his wonderful wife, Mary and his beloved dog, Queenie. He was employed most of his life as a lumberjack and worked as a backhoe operator before retiring in 1997. He enjoyed hunting, growing vegetables, watching wildlife, taking trips to the mountains and being outdoors. He was a life member of the Pottstown Quoit Club where he enjoyed socializing with friends. He is survived by his son L. David Steinmetz and wife Melanie, daughter Debbie Durham and husband Dwight, granddaughter Melanie Bernstiel and husband Matt, great-granddaughter Ashley Shunk, two brothers and two sisters. He was predeceased by two brothers. A Funeral Service will be held at Catagnus Funeral Home, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00am, with visitation from 10:00am to 10:45am. Interment will be at Mt. Carmel Methodist Church, Saint Peters. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com
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