Mildred “Millie” Schwab, 86, of Batavia passed away on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at LeRoy Village Green. She was born on July 7, 1927 in Sheldon to the late Andrew and Julia (Becker) Almeter. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard M. Schwab and sister Dorothy Downing.
Millie will be remembered for many things by many people; among other things, she was:
Daughter. Sister. Wife. Lover. Mother.GrammaSheep. Great Grandmother. Aunt. Godmother.Follower of Christ.Leader of Many. Friend. Teacher. Chef. Church Lady. Volunteer. Silver Fox. Secretary. Operator. Coach. Caregiver. Nurse. Mail(wo)man. Election Worker. Census Taker. SnowSkier. WaterSkier. Golfer. Gardener. Bicyclist. Farmer. Hiker. Thrifty. Raspberry Grower. Instructor. Apple Peeler. 4-Her. Rug Braider. Plant Grower. Camper. Boater. Writer. ArrowHead Hunter. Bread Baker. Pizza Maker.
Can it, Preserve it, Freeze it. Pick it, Peel it, Pit it.Pie Maker Extraordinaire. Humorist. Fisher(wo)man.Coupon Clipper. GreenStamp Licker. Horticulturist. Whitewater Rafter. Decorator. Cinnamon Roll Expert. Birdwatcher. Crafter. Financial Planner. Cookie Monster. Seamstress. Knit One, Purl Two. First-Aid Provider. Frugalist. Painter. Wallpaper Hanger. Decorator. Artist. Lifeguard. Picnicker. Button Collector.Kiter. Upholsterer. Racer. TeddyBear Creator.
Millie is survived by her sons Max Schwab of AK, Kurt (Lisa) Schwab of Batavia, Jason (Patty) Schwab of TN; daughter Suzanne Schwab of WA; brothers Richard (Rose Mary) Almeter of Sheldon, Nelson (Lois) Almeter of Bemus Point, Gerald (Shirley) Almeter of Elma, brother- in-law James Downing of MD; sisters Sharon (David) Daniel of Fairport , Sandra Roemer of East Aurora; grandchildren, Gina and LeeAnna Tallman, Kyle Schwab, Erin and Courtney Schwab, 2 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
Millie was a past member of St. Nicholas Church in North Java.
There will be no prior calling hours. There will be a Memorial Mass held at St. Cecilia’s (St. John Neuman) 991 Centerline Rd. Sheldon, NY 14145 on Saturday July 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM with a reception brunch at the Parish Hall immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an organization of the donors choice in Millie’s name. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.