WESTFIELD - Margaret A. (Briggs) Schrader, age 80, of East Pearl St., Westfield, formerly of Brocton, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo.
Margaret was born on Oct. 9, 1931 in the Town of Harmony, N.Y., a daughter of the late Louis and Myrtle (Terry) Briggs.
A Chautauqua County resident all her life, she had resided in Brocton for many years where she raised her family of five children. She was a loving mother and a hard worker. She had been employed by the Mayville Diner, the Basket Factory on Bear Lake Road, Better Baked Foods and most recently as a personal home health aide. She enjoyed playing bingo, knitting and crocheting. Margaret was an avid reader and enjoyed fishing. But most of all, Margaret enjoyed time spent with her family.
Margaret A. (Briggs) Schrader
She is survived by her two daughters, Shirley (Kenneth) Beck of Hartfield, N.Y., and Debbie (Charles) Reid, Sr., of Portland, N.Y.; and three sons, James "Jim" Schrader of Westfield, N.Y., Ronald (Donna Sheldon) Schrader, Sr., of Brocton, N.Y., and Edward C. Schrader with whom she made her home. She is the proud grandmother of 12 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Margaret is further survived by her two sisters, Bertha L. Paddock and Betty J. Gens, both of Brocton.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Helen L. Kinney
In keeping with Margaret's wishes, all funeral services will be private. Memorials may be made to Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, 7540 North Gale St., Westfield, N.Y. 14787. The Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y., has been entrusted with her funeral arrangements. Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send Margaret's family a message of sympathy.