Sarah Schramek

Obituary of Sarah Schramek

SCHRAMEK, Sarah, Virginia - Surrounded by her family at St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarah Virginia Schramek died on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 92.  In a small town near Windsor on November 12, 1924, Elizabeth Thibeault gave birth to her second daughter, Sarah Virginia.  Sarah Virginia is the sister of Edward, Frank and Betty.  Virginia, as she liked to be known had worked in Windsor and later joined the Canadian Armed Forces.  While in the army, she met her future husband Edward William Schramek who was from a family of 10 in Windsor.  Once the war was over, Edward & Viriginia married and settled in Sarnia on Copland Road.  They had 4 boys and 2 girls; the late Edward Jr., Jeffery & his wife Denise, and their children Joel (Janice), Debbie O'Hagan (John) & their daughter Sarah, Randy and Beckie and her children Dylan & Meghan, Russell (Debra) and their children Justine, Cody and the late Joe. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents Francis & Elizabeth Thibeault and her siblings.  Virginia worked as a RNA at St. Joseph's Hospital, Emergency Department for 25 years after the death of her husband in 1968.  We believe her legacy was never to give up.  If a difficulty arose in life mom would remind us "It's all in your head, figure out the solution and carry on to do your best....and that's that, period"  Visitation will be held at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Funeral service will be held in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel on Thursday, November 2nd at 10:00 a.m. celebrated by Fr. Stephen Savel.  Cremation to follow with interment at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery on Monday, November 6th at 1:00 p.m.   As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to St. Joseph's Hospice, 475 N. Christina St., Sarnia, N7T 5W3.  Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com