• SANDRA K. SCHNITZLER
    May 19, 2019
    Sandra Schnitzler 71 of Cazenovia, NY passed away on May 19, 2019 with her husband Karl at her side at the Crouse Community Center in Morrisville  of respiratory complications. Sandra was born in Oneonta, NY to Robert and Luella Gaylord. The family moved to Fayetteville in 1964 and she graduated FM in 1965. She received business degree from the Powelson Business Institute in 1967 and began a 40 year career as a secretary/administrative assistant. She was employed by NYS Department of Labor, Baldwinsville Central School and prior to her retirement in 2007 she completed 15 years as secretary to the Chittenango Superintendent of Schools. While living in Geneseo she was employed by Gunlocke Co. and orthodontist Dr. Lee Edwards. In 1998 she received a “Pride In Workmanship” award from the Chittenango Rotary Club. Sandra is survived by her husband Karl of nearly 48 years. A sister Kathleen (Vito) Reese of Bradenton, FL,  Brothers-in-law Mark (Ferne practically a sister) Schnitzler of Myrtle Beach, SC and Gary Schnitzler of Rochester, NY. Nieces; Melissa, Lori, Amy, Caroline, Ava, Valerie, and nephews Gregory, Ryan, Alex, Colin, Trevor and Ryan all of whom she loved dearly.  Sandy enjoyed horseback riding, gardening, singing in the church choir, traveling to visit family and friends, golf (to spend more time with Karl and the clothing), anything Vera Bradley, and playing candy crush and solitare on her Ipad. As a woman of faith she enjoyed reading her Bible and Christian books and publications. In Geneseo and Cazenovia Sandy and Karl owned small horse farms to house their three horses of 30 years,  April and Luxury (mother and son) and Chalky (rescue).  Along the way they acquired 3 dogs (Julie, Casey and Sadie) and many cats too numerous to mention, other than her favorite Demosthenes. The family would like to thank the St Joseph’s PCU staff and the staff at the Crouse Community Center  for the compassionate care and also Brighton Medical her primary care provider Dr. Jef Sneider and his nurse, Dawn.  Her friends the Stinsons, Simieles, Freeborns and Nancy Collins who visited her at home and in the hospital as she battled Parkinson’s. They always gave her great comfort with their prayers and spiritual songs. A Memorial Service followed by a reception will held at The Federated Church of New Woodstock on Friday May 31, 2019 at 11:00 am.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Federated Church of New Woodstock 2065 Main St New Woodstock, NY 13122 or  Wanderers Rest PO Box 535 Canastota, NY 13032
                                                              AYER & ZIMMER F.H.
                                                       CAZENOVIA 315-655-8101

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    Karl, Just read of the passing of Sandy. I am so very saddened by this. I have very fond memories of the time you guys spent in Geneseo. All those parties at your home and all those long talks with Sandy. I am truly sorry for your loss. Nancy Weidner Correard

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