Arnold J. Snitzer, M.D.

Arnold J. Snitzer, M.D.

Arnold J. Snitzer

SNITZER, M.D.: Arnold J. Snitzer, 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 travelled 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 Greater Pittsburgh, 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.

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