Betty A. (Schneider) Kreutzer

May 07, 1941 - October 11, 2022

Visitation: Saturday & Sunday 2-6 p.m.; Devlin Funeral Home, Inc., Ross twp.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church, Monday, 10:00 a.m. Everyone please meet at Church.


On October 11, 2022, the soul of Betty A. (Schneider) Kreutzer, 81, was called home. Betty passed while peacefully surrounded and held by her husband of 61 years, Paul, and her four children, Karen (Tim) Bradley, Lynn (Dave) Hein, Kevin (Amy) Kreutzer, and Craig (Karen) Kreutzer.
“Nana” is not only a nickname for Betty, it is an earned badge of honor and love, as family always came first. Betty is beloved and survived by ten grandchildren; Tommy, Anyaleen, Maris, Andrew, Sutton, Connor, Alex, Cameron, Brendan, and Carlie. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Elizabeth Schneider, and her brother, Lou Schneider.
Betty had a long career in banking and real estate before making her passion of cooking her second profession as the cook at St. Sebastian School, where she fed and was beloved by students and faculty alike. Her loss will leave a hole in many hearts at St. Teresa and St. Sebastian churches, as her and Paul’s volunteer efforts were many and widespread, from leading the youth group and the church festivals, pre-marriage classes, Appalachia mission trips, and cooking and baking for anyone who needed food made with love. Betty and Paul shaped and touched many young and older lives over 50 years of living God’s work.

Funeral arrangements have been made at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15229. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16 from 2-6 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday, October 17th starting at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa Church. Everyone please meet at Church.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Catholic Charities or the International Essential Tremor Foundation in Betty’s name.

“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap”- Galatians 6:9

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  • Rita and Jim Finn

    Our deepest sympathy to the Kreutzer family.
    May your mom be welcomed into the warm embrace of our Lord.

  • Cory

    Hi Cory Squitieri Pittsburgh

  • Beth and Ed Seiler

    Betty was a rare and beautiful light. She was so caring, faithful, determined, and unselfish. Within a month of meeting her, I knew she was a Christian woman and mother and that I wanted to be more like her. I am so grateful she came into my life. Our whole family was enriched by her kindness and generosity. She will be greatly missed. May eternal light shine upon her soul and may we meet again one day, Dear Friend.

  • Ron Brennon Simmons

    To my second family growing up, My heart hurts with you in her loss, but it also rejoices as I know she has been made whole again and is in paradise with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! My daughters know her, as she prayed over us before we went out…and I have carried on that lesson and have prayed over them and their friends to this very day. She taught me that and so much more and I am a better man for having known her. You are in my prayers for comfort and peace in this next chapter.

  • Rich and Sally Stritzinger

    Paul and family: Time spent working with you and Betty at St. Sebastian fish fries and festivals were hard work but always lots of laughs. We were so blessed at St. Sebastian School when Betty ran the school cafeteria. Our children were fed homemade meals and Betty loved all the children like her own. She was a beautiful person with a heart of gold. You are all in our prayers. Rest in peace our dear friend Betty. Save a place for us at the banquet table with Our Lord.

  • Bishop Edward Burns

    I was crushed to learn of Betty’s passing – she always exemplified faith, hope, and love. She was a gift from God for so many people and I cherish my encounters with her. I will offer Mass for her here in the Diocese of Dallas. Recognizing that she was the center of the family as a devoted wife, a loving Mother, a phenomenal grandmother, I cherish the fact that I was blessed with her friendship and I rejoice that she was faithful disciple of Jesus Christ. As the Lord receives her into His loving arms of mercy, I pray that God’s consolation will fill Paul, her children and her grandchildren with peace and comfort during this difficult time. Prayers and sympathy, +EJB (Diocese of Dallas)

  • Sr. Kathleen

    So sorry for your loss of a great wife, mom, Nana, friend. Betty, you will be missed by all who have known and loved you.

  • Michael Killmeyer

    In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you and your family our heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones.

  • Jeanie Hill O’Brien

    Please accept my deepest sympathy. May your lifetime of memories bring you peace during this difficult. May Betty Rest in Eternal Peace with our Lord.

  • Jim & Karen Ogilvie

    God Bless Dear Betty 🙏

  • Cliff & Joan (Weber) Watson

    Great memories of times shared
    at S.B.A.
    God bless your family with wonderful memories.

  • Russell Block

    Kreutzer Family,

    I have so many wonderful memories when visiting your family home. The laughter, praise and worship was great.
    Remember we are promised a kingdom when we live in faith so your Mom is living that now.
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Russell Block

  • Glenn & Janice Roos

    The world was a nicer place because Betty was in it. She was a wonderful woman who will be deeply missed. May she rest in peace.

  • Donna and Lex Revetta

    Our deepest sympathies to your whole family. We have had all of you in our prayers and will continue prayers for peace through these hard times.

 

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