Betty “Elizabeth” Schneider, 84, of Elyria, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014, at Life Care Center of Westlake, after a lengthy illness. Betty was born April 16, 1930 in Cleveland. She worked for Gearcoa Co. until her retirement. She was a longtime member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Betty enjoyed camping, traveling, and watching sports.
Survivors include sisters, Eileen Yakubics of Elyria, and Jean Chambers of Garfield Hts.; niece, Eileen (Walter) Stokowski of Elyria and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Matilda (nee Buehner); sisters, Bernice Karasek and Lucille Kretz; brothers, Michael, Edward, William, Leonard and Thomas; and lifetime friend, Sally Wiseman.
Family will receive friends 4 until 7 P.M., Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, 440-322-4626. Closing Prayers will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, May 23, 2014, in the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M., at St. Jude Catholic Church, 590 Poplar St., Elyria. Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem will be the Celebrant. Internment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brookpark.