Barbara A. "Babs" Schroeder
Barbara A. “Babs” Schroeder, 69 of Oakfield, died February 12, 2012 at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born January 6, 1943 in Buffalo, to the late John F. (Adeline Jarzebak) Schroeder. Barbara was retired from Yellow Goose in Elba. She was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish in Oakfield, the Oakfield – Alabama Lions Club and the Oakfield – Alabama Dollars for Scholars. Former member of NYS American Woman’s Insurance Association and Oakfield Fire Department Bingo Volunteer. She is preceded in death by her brother Brian Schroeder.
She is survived by a son Paul (Melinda) Osborn of Oakfield, two daughters Kim (Kurt) Fisher of Oakfield; Theresa (Ron Vanderkooi) Osborn of Batavia; sister Bonnie (Michael) Woodward of Oakfield, brother Richard (Cindy DiBrito) Schroeder of Waukesha, WI. 7 Grandchildren; Andrew Fisher, Jonathan Fisher, Danielle Morton, Taylor Vanderkooi, Emma Osborn, Lindsey Vanderkooi and Jocelyn Vanderkooi, sister-in-law Suzanne Schroeder of Batavia, along with several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday February 16, 2012 from 4 to 8 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 W. Main Street, Batavia, NY. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday February 17, 2012 in St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14125. Interment will take place in St. Cecilia’s Cemetery, Oakfield, NY.
The family suggests memorials be made to Oakfield-Alabama Dollars for Scholars, P.O. Box 102, Oakfield, NY 14125, Association for the Conservation of Recreational and Natural Spaces, Inc. P.O. Box 787, Stafford, NY 14143, HomeCare & Hospice 550 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Oakfield Fire Department 20 Albert St. Oakfield, NY 14125. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.