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Faith Erin (Schneider) Kosmack

1974 — 2020

Homer City

Faith Erin (Schneider) Kosmack, 45 years old, won her battle against breast cancer and is in Heaven cancer free. She passed onto the next life on September 5th, 2020 at IRMC.
Faith was born on September 29, 1974 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Faith grew up in North Huntingdon and graduated from Norwin HS in 1992.  She received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA in 1999 and then Graduated from Seton Hill University in 2006 with a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.

In May of 2013, she started working at Torrance State Hospital SRTP. Faith loved her job and her co workers. She was excited to go to work everyday and had a passion to help individuals with mental health issues.

Faith is survived by her husband Joe. They were married April 17, 2004. The two were completely in love and from that love came the two most important people in Faith’s life, her two children, Molly Irene and Joseph Christian Kosmack.  Being a loving mother was Faith’s passion. Everything she did was for her children, they were her pride and joy and her world.

Faith is also survived by her three loving sisters, Tammy and husband, Ron Gribbin, North Huntingdon, PA; Robin Schneider, White Oak, PA and her best friend Lori (Sissy) and husband, Ronald Gallagher, Jamestown, PA. Her best friend and sister, Lori was by her side all the time. She accompanied Faith to all her doctor appointments and was her rock her entire life. The two shared a beautiful bond of love that will last for eternity.
She is also survived by her two step sisters, Sharon and husband Carl Yoder,  Holsopple, PA and Janice and husband, Kurt Lyle,  Warren PA.

Faith was preceded in death by her father, Christian Schneider,  her mother, LaVerne Little and her step father, Paul Little. Her father in law, Joseph G Kosmack and her mother in law, Jayne A Kosmack, also preceded her in death.

Faith enjoyed sunrises, trips to the ocean and quiet time with her family. Her most enjoyable activity was watching her children play basketball. She loved traveling to games and tournaments and sitting in the gym to watch her children play, a true gym rat.

Faith had a true love of God and lived the Gospel. Every grace and good fruit in her life was a product of her faith in Jesus Christ. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Kent, PA and loved attending Mass every week to worship the Lord.

A special thank you to the staff at IRMC. The care, compassion and professionalism that was provided to Faith was the best she received in her six year journey with cancer.

At Faith’s request, instead of flowers, she requested that donations be made to The V Foundation for Cancer Research founded by Jim Valvano in her name.

“Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart and it cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever.”  ~ Jim Valvano. #PassTheV

Friends will be received Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Bowser Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kent, PA.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Faith Erin (Schneider) Kosmack, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

4606 Old US Highway 119 South, Homer City, PA 15748

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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