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Kathleen A. Schneider

Kathleen A. Schneider

1947 - 2017

Kathleen A. Schneider, 70, Mustard Road, Watertown, passed away February 25, 2017 at Hospice of Jefferson County, surrounded by her family.

Kathy was born January 20, 1947 in Watertown a daughter of Martin and Helen Singer Schneider. In 1965, she graduated from Watertown High School. For twenty years, Kathy was employed by Mercy Hospital in the Medical Billing Office. Since leaving Mercy Hospital until now, she has been the Office Manager for Lennox Homes.

Kathy was a communicant and active member of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church and was a member of the American Legion Post #61.

Kathy was a Sister and Life Member of Theta Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.  She served as President of her chapter many times as well as president of BSP’s city council. Kathy joined the Brownville B G’s and soon after started organizing and promoting their bus trips. She planned many memorable events that were enjoyed by all. Kathy was active with the Carthage Forever Friends and enjoyed their get togethers and camaraderie.

Surviving are a brother Martin (Elaine) Schneider, Palmetto, FL., three sisters, Virginia “Ginny” (Jon) Lennox, Chaumont, NY, Suzanne Cavallario, Alexandria Bay, NY, Amy (Ramon) Rivera, Dexter, NY. Kathy was a loving Aunt to her nephews and a niece; Chris Schneider, Buffalo, NY, Robin Vedella, Buffalo, NY, Jared Lennox, Chaumont, NY, Carmen Andrew Cavallario, and his fiancé Megan Smith, Buffalo, NY, Vincent Cavallario, Alexandria Bay , NY and Tampa, FL., Catherine (Jon) Maillet, Austin, TX, Luis Rivera, Dexter, NY and a great nephew, Austin Lennox, Chaumont.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 4-7 pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.. A prayer service will be held Wednesday at 9:15 am at the funeral home with a 10 am funeral mass at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Jonas Tondayu officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street Road, Watertown, NY 13601.


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Condolences left by other guests:

Amy and Family,
I am so sorry to hear about Kathy. She was a great gal. We enjoyed many wonderful moments in Beta Sigma Phi.  She was always so gregarious, happy and caring. Sending positive thoughts, prayers and sympathy your way.
Sarah Campbell

By Sarah campbell on 02 28, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

My deepest sympathy to all of Kathy’s family. Kathy was so much fun to be around, full of life and a smile for all. I will miss her at our meetings, BG’s and Beta Sigma Phi. Kathy you are in good hands now. My thoughts and prayers to all.

By Judy Mills on 02 28, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

I am saddened to read about Kathy’s sudden passing. It wasn’t too long ago that I ran into her at Topps Grocery and we got caught up on life. This is shocking. Kathy has always been a super sweet lady and she is going to be missed sincerely. My condolences to the family.

By Theresa Eassa on 02 28, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

My deepest sympathy to Kathy’s family.  I am so glad to have gotten to know Kathy through Forever Friends and BGs. Kathy always made our bus trips a smooth operation and full of fun times.  Thank you Sharon for making her part our Forever Friends group. Kathy is surly going to be missed.

By Ginger Favret on 02 27, 2017


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Schneider Family, My condolences go out to you. She will surely be missed. I heard many of the Mercy stories over the years! She was one of my Mom, Rita’s favorites.  God Bless you all. Pam Bowman

By Pam Dempster Bowman on 02 27, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

I was saddened to read about Kathy. I remember her from working at Lennox Homes and Beta Sigma Phi. She had a sweet personality and enjoyed life. May the many wonderful memories that you have of her, help you through this sad time.

My sympathy goes out to all of her family.

By Pattie Schreck on 02 27, 2017


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Sending prayers to the many members of family and friends of Ms. Kathy during these hard times. She was an amazing lady, could always bring a smile to your face. I was blessed and honored to have met her! May she Rest In Peace, and be smiling down upon you all!

By Felicia Peacemaker on 02 27, 2017


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Dear Sue and family, our deepest sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mary, Jim, Alan, and Aaron Hludzenski

By Mary Hludzenski on 02 27, 2017


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To Kathy’s family, thoughts and prayers to your family. I will miss seeing Kathy at church and breakfast on Sunday mornings. She will be missed by many. God Bless you my friend, rest in peace.

By Tina Oddi on 02 27, 2017


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My thoughts and prayers to the family.  Kathy will be missed by many.

By Diane Wright on 02 27, 2017


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Ginny and Family:
We are so sorry for your loss.
Kathy was a pleasure to work with and a wonderful person. She will be sadly missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

By Randy & Lois Garceau on 02 27, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

So sad to read of Kathleen’s passing this morning.  Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.  God Bless each of you.

By Gary & Nina Zehr on 02 27, 2017


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Ginny and Jack so very sorry for your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  Kathy was a wonderful person.  She will be greatly missed.

By Lisa O'Brien on 02 26, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

I will always remember you fondly as a neighbor and a sister in Beta Sigma Phi.  You faithfully carried out the Beta Sigma Phi rituals and made a huge difference in this world. A good life taken much too soon.  My sympathy goes out to your family.  You will be missed by all who knew you.

By Sharon Potter on 02 26, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

Sweet Kathy, you will be greatly missed by all. Knowing you as a BSP.Sorority Sister has been a joy & honor.Your dedication was unstoppable & true. May the light of the “torch “be shinning for you always.

By Kim Rodriguez on 02 26, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

Kathy, You were a wonderful friend, always ready to go the extra mile to help someone. You will be missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. You now have an Angel waiting for you in Heaven.

By Beverly J. Dalton on 02 26, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

Rest in peace Kathy. I enjoyed our many conversations. You will be remembered by me always. You were a beautiful person! Prayers to your family.

By Dora P Bova on 02 26, 2017


Condolences left by other guests:

My thoughts and prayers are with all the family
She was a Forever Friends.

By Jean Bell on 02 26, 2017


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Both Deb and I have known Kathy for over 40 years and living in Evergreen park. Wecare in shock as this happened so sudden. Our sypathy goes out to the family. Kathy will be missed.

By Bob and Debi Kish on 02 26, 2017


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