WARSAW — Florence M. Schrader, age 81, of Dunham Road, Warsaw passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Suzanne’s Comfort Care in Perry.
Florence was born in Buffalo, March 30, 1940, the daughter of the late Vincent and Mabel Krathaus Sieg. Florence graduated from Mt. Mercy Academy in 1957, then went on to marry her beloved husband and raise a family. She moved from South Buffalo to Warsaw in 1973, working for a time at the Warsaw Bakery and the Warsaw Picture Island. Flo retired in 2015 from Walmart, where she worked in the fitting room department. Florence was a longtime member of St. Michael’s Church in Warsaw. She enjoyed reading, traveling, taking cruises. Florence was an avid bird watcher, especially enjoying the cardinals. She was fond of taking long drives to enjoy nature and spending hours on the phone keeping up with her family and numerous friends.
Florence is survived by her husband, Howard J. Schrader, whom she married Oct. 25, 1957; her two sons, Joseph (Susan) Schrader of Dansville, Father Thomas Schrader Order of Carmelites in Darien, Ill.; a daughter, Elizabeth (Michael) Marshall of Clifton, Va.; five grandchildren, Felicia (Aaron) Richenberg, Heather Schrader, Nicholas, Joseph, and Ashley Marshall; two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Jolena Richenberg
Friends of Florence Schrader may call on Thursday, April 8, from 1-4 p.m. at the Weeks Funeral Home, 123 N. Main Street, Warsaw. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine and Basilica in Buffalo with her son, Fr. Thomas Schrader as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery adjacent to the church. Memorial contributions may be made in Florence’s name to Suzanne’s Comfort Care, 167 N. Main St., Perry, NY 14530. Please visit www.weeksfuneral.com to offer condolences.