April 14, 2005 William F. Schaal, 76, of Baldwinsville, passed away on Thursday. Born in Oriskany, NY, he was a graduate of Oriskany Central High School. He was a Navy veteran of WWII, a member of Liverpool American Legion Post 188 and Baldwins-ville Moose Lodge 1644. He was a dedicated employee of General Electric for 40 years and a member of various amateur radio clubs, with call sign K2YGF. He is survived by two sons, Keith W. Schaal of Otisco and Scott E. Schaal of Fayetteville; three daughters, Hopanne K. Stefanski of Jacksonville, FL; Donna J. Leonard of Kannapolis, NC; and Denise J. Emm of Oneida, NY; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2005, at Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners, 3541 Route 31, Baldwinsville, NY, with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society, PO Box 38, Liverpool, NY 13088 or the Liverpool Animal Health Center, 8205 Oswego Road, Liverpool, NY 13090. Maurer Funeral Home, Inc. www.maurerfuneralhome.com
Published in Syracuse Post Standard on Apr. 17, 2005.