Christopher C. Steenburg Sr., 68, of Catawissa passed away Monday February 17, 2020 at his residence. He was born September 9, 1951 in Trenton, Ontario, a son of the late Arthur and Ada (Rose) Steenburg.
He graduated from Centennial High School in Belleville, Ontario, and attended Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario. RCMP Academy class of 1974. He joined the Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School and graduated class of 1979. He was Second Lieutenant at the Hasting and Prince Edward Regiment of the Canadian Army. Chris was a past scout leader of Troop 16 of Boy Scouts Of America.
Christopher is survived by his wife the former Judy Long, whom he married January 13, 1979, four children; Angela Combs of Coal Township, Christopher C. Steenburg II. and wife Melissa of Bloomsburg, Eric A. Steenburg and wife Tamara of Coal Township, Andrew A Steenburg and wife Dana of Benton, 18 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, brother Harold “Hank” Steenburg of Texas, and sister Trina Steenburg of Canada.
Services will be Saturday February 22, 2020 at 10:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7368 School House Rd, Berwick, PA 18603 with Bishop William Allen officiating and Pastor Bonnie Yeager assisting. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Catawissa. Family will receive friends Friday February 21, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the church.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be sent to Aristes Fire Company, 350 Columbia Ave, Aristes, PA 17920.
Family and friends may send online condolences to allenrhornefuneralhome.com. The Allen R. Horne Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 193 McIntyre Road, Catawissa is handling arrangements.
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Aristes Fire Company
350 Columbia Ave, Aristes PA 17920