Charles A. Steinhauser

Steinhouser Charles

Full Name
Charles A. Steinhauser

Date of Birth
Monday, July 8th, 1940

Date of Death
Sunday, March 21st, 2021


Charles A. Steinhauser, age 80, of Fairview, passed away March 21, 2021.  He was born in Wexford Pa, on July 8, 1940, a son of the late Charles C. and Sarah Gaston Steinhauser.

Charles was a graduate of McDowell High School. He was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps, where he learned to box and earned the honor of Marine of the Month several times.   In 1961, he moved to Fairview and still lived in the same home until his death.  Charles and his late wife Kathryn were avid golfers, and they both loved to play ping pong, participating in Father/Son, Mother/Son tournaments.  Charles was a Class A mold maker, he owned and operated Steinhauser Tool & Die Company in Fairview until his retirement, and once worked for American Sterilizer as a consultant. He also designed molds for children’s toys manufactured by Fisher Price, Rubbermaid and Chrysler Jeep.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn in 2018. 

He is survived by his sisters; Kitty Rice of Houston, Sherry Crosby of Pittsburgh and Laurie Steffan Jackson of Houston.

He is survived by his sons; Charles E. Steinhauser of Reading Pa, Robert H. (Julie) Steinhauser  of Erie, and Kurt C. (Michelle) Steinhauser of NY.  He is further survived by his 8 grandchildren; Danica, Eric, Silvia, Sara, Casey, Alex, Holly and Isabella.

All services were private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Rocky Glenn Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main St. Girard.

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