- On January 10, 2023
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Joseph Albert Schumacher, 79 of Canonsburg, died peacefully on Saturday , January 7, 2023 surrounded by friends and family. Joseph was born on December 6, 1943 in Pittsburgh. He is the son of the late Albert B. Schumacher and Alma T. Woolensack Schumacher.
He worked as a Librarian and Professor for CCAC South Campus for much of his career. Even after retirement he continued to help people with research, job searches, and with anything they needed. Throughout his life, he was an advocate for the disabled, being involved in such organizations as Open Doors for the Handicapped. Joseph was very active and loved to try new restaurants, attend movies, and cultural events. He was very social and loved to tell jokes. He had a contagious laugh and smile that lit up any room.
Joseph is the Beloved Father of Lisa (Ralph) May, Beth (Joseph) Roman, and Joseph (Jeni Emery) Schumacher. He is the Dear Brother of Alma Yashura, Paul (Sue) Schumacher, Robert (Linda) Schumacher, Gerard (Debbie) Schumacher and the late Albert M. Schumacher (surviving Cheryl). He is the Cherished Grandfather of Amanda (Joshua) Holiday, Jenna (Christian) Oliver, Madison and Zachary Roman, Mya Schumacher, Nes Andres, and Zane Emery. He was the Great Grandfather of Ava, Joshua Jr., and Aurora Holiday. He is blessed with many nieces and nephews, and cousins. Joe will be deeply missed by all those who knew him. A celebration of life will be set to be held at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray PA 15317.