Rose M. Schreiber, 98, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2013, in Scranton.
Born on Feb. 21, 1915, Rose was the daughter of Simon and Anna Gazdik. She was a longtime resident of Olean, N.Y., where she grew up alongside her sister, Mary Gazdik Mishanec and brothers, Joe and Sam Gazdik. After graduating from Olean High School, Rose worked for the Olean City School District. In 1939, she married the late Jim Schreiber and thereafter raised their two daughters, Anne and Jean, in Olean. After Jim passed away in 1976 Rose moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., where she lived close to Anne for nearly 25 years. In 2001, Rose moved to the Scranton area to live close to Jean, residing at Wesley Village in Jenkins Twp. and then Allied Terrace in Scranton.
Rose was a devout Catholic and dedicated her life to her family and friends. Ballroom dancing, bingo and playing cards with her friends were her favorite activities.
She is survived by her two daughters, Anne (Paul) Pursae of Clearwater, Fla.; and Jean Preston (Joe Piazza) of Clarks Summit; three grandchildren, Jeff Pursae of Clearwater, Fla.; Maura Preston of Wayne, Pa.; and Casey (Erin) Preston of Berwyn, Pa.; three great-grandchildren, Will, Abigail Rose and Janie Preston; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Church, 301 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church.
Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Allied Services Foundation, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA 18411 (www.allied-services.org/giv
ing/donate-online) or to a
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