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Sarah Roschek

June 30, 1940 — June 7, 2010

Sarah E. Roschek

Age 69 of Montour Falls, NY passed away unexpectedly on Monday June 7, 2010 at home. Sarah was born on June 30, 1940 in Syracuse, NY. She lived in Newark Developmental Center for 35 years, then 17 years in Monroe Developmental Center before making her home in Montour Falls, NY where she was loved and cared for by staff from The Arc of Schuyler. Sarah was member of the Senior Group at The Arc of Schuyler where she helped to make aroma therapy bags for Southern Tier Hospice.

Sarah is survived by her many friends and family at The Arc of Schuyler. She was predeceased by a sister, Gretchen DeMarco of Florida and brother, George P. Roschek of California.

Sarah will be remembered most for her sense of humor, mischievous smile and expressive eyes. Sarah never missed the chance to pull pranks on her friends. She enjoyed “people watching”, coffee and relaxing in her rocking chair.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Sarah’s life on Friday, June 11, at 10:00am at Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen. There are no prior visiting hours.

Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Skaneateles, NY at a later time.

Memorial contributions in Sarah’s name may be made to The Arc of Schuyler, 203 Twelfth St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891.

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