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Carol Ann (Knobloch) Shreder

By Joshua Smith

Carol Ann (Knobloch) Shreder, 90, a resident of Wyoming Skilled Nursing Facility, passed away peacefully on October 1, 2023.

Carol, affectionately known as “Knobby,” was a daughter of the late George and Mabel (Brade) Knobloch, a stepdaughter of the late Ann Knobloch and the loving wife of the late Richard “Dickie” Shreder, who she was married to for over 50 years.

Carol worked at the Attica/Wyoming Correctional Facility for 34 years as a highly respected and dedicated secretary to the superintendent. She was a lifelong Attica native and a prominent member of the community, involved in many organizations including the Attica Historical Society, the Woman’s Republican Committee and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

During her free time, she enjoyed singing along to WBTA, reading the Batavia Daily and solving crossword puzzles. Her favorite pastime was playing pinochle at the Attica Hotel with her best friend, Bev, and the girls. She was a meticulous and fun-loving hostess. Knobby and Dickie’s front porch was always filled with friends, family and good cheer.

She will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors who loved her.

She is survived by a sister Jean Rosier of Maine, stepsisters Carol Ann Neely of Wisconsin and Peggy Gilhooly of Attica, and her sister-in-laws Helen (Honey) Spring of Attica and Joanne Pass of Lockport.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday October, 10, 2023 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ at 11 Washington Street in Attica, NY at 11:00 AM, followed by a luncheon at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, where Carol was a lifelong member for over 75 years. To leave a condolence, please visit Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Marley Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Attica.

             “Tomorrow, tomorrow, I love you, tomorrow. You're always a day away.”

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