Martha Marie Schambach Schneider, 87, of Ellington, CT, Widow of Leon E. Schneider, peacefully passed away May 22, 2018. Martha was born September 25, 1930 the daughter of the late Louis and Mary Schieler Schambach of Elgin Illinois.
Martha leaves two daughters Luella (Mark) Hoffman and Jeanie (Peter Sr.) Hany,
eight dear beloved grandchildren, Peter Jr. (Kelly) Hany, Paul (Betsy) Hany, Rachel (Ryan) Dearborn, Robert (Bethany) Hany, John (Erin) Hoffman, Suzanne (Gardy) Moreau, Bruce (Stephanie) Hoffman, Deborah (Louis) Lipton and 27 great-grandchildren all of whom she loved dearly.
She is survived by one dear sister, Gertrude Sauder and two brothers William and Ronald Schambach all of Elgin, Illinois, and many nieces and nephews.
Nine siblings predecease her. (Katherine, John, David, Albert, Clara, Charles, Edward, George, Laurene) and one beloved grandson Russell John Hany.
Martha was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church and served her God faithfully.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and working with her hands. She and Leon often entertain family and friends doing Chicken BarBQ’s.
Calling hours will be 2-4p and 6-8p Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Apostolic Christian Church 34 Middle Butcher Road, Ellington, CT. Funeral service will be held Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Apostolic Christian Church, 34 Middle Butcher Road, Ellington, CT, with burial immediately following at the Ellington Center Cemetery. Burke Fortin Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to her devoted caregivers, Kim, Paula, Kelly, Kerry, Becky, Robin and Kady for their many labors of love bestowed upon her. Also Visiting Nurses and Hospice.
In lieu of flowers donations in Martha’s memory can directed to Ellington Volunteer Ambulance Corps, PO Box71, Ellington, CT 06029; Ellington Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 911, Ellington, CT 06029 or the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall Building Fund c/o Kent Zahner, Treasurer, 26 Fairview Avenue, Ellington, CT 06029.